This deluxe edition features the treasures from one of the finest private collections of Judaica in the world. Years of research and travel have allowed Jacobo Furman to amass the finest examples of traditional Judaica, selected for their rarity, beauty, quality, and importance as objects of ritual.
This elegant book allows the reader to enjoy the stateliness of these illustrious objects. Comprehensive essays accompany each piece, with additional annotated text on topics of life-cycle and holiday events. Chapter introductions are written by Grace Cohen Grossman, curator at the Skirball Museum in Los Angeles, while the specific entries on each piece have been researched and written by Jacobo Furman. Treasures of Jewish Art reflects a lifetime of collecting and research and is a celebration of these unique treasures.
This is a used copy in good condition, with some light general wear throughout.
By Jacabo Furman. Hardcover, 283 pages with decorative sleeve and ribbon. Published by Universe, 1998.