Decorative Arts and Design
Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus
Prayer-book with repoussé silver cover. Cover and back repoussé with a central cartouche enclosing a crowned heart beneath a drapery-festooned canopy with baskets of blossoms. Below, two stylized motifs including birds and baskets of fruit or blossoms. Silver clasps. Holiday prayer-book for the entire year published in Venice, dated 1772.
Condition: Good. One clasp is missing. Prayer-book binding broken.
This item is not on view
Prayer-book, 1772. Silver, 6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in. (17 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus, 49.228.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.49.228.4.jpg)
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