Auction 68 Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Sep 19, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 43:

Wood and Stone Box – Cyprus Detention Camps, 1948

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$ 800
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A wooden box with chiseled stone inlay, from the detention camps in Cyprus. Cyprus, 1948.
An octagonal wooden box; inlaid with stone plaques decorated with a pattern of barbed wire. The hinged lid of the box is inlaid with an octagonal plaque with a relief of a sailboat and the Hebrew inscriptions "Cyprus" and "5708" [1948].
Diameter: 16 cm. Height: 6 cm. Fractures, chipping and minor blemishes to the stone plaques and the wooden box. One of the plaques is broken and half of it is missing. Part of the inner lining of the box is missing. The box is affixed to a wooden base.
Provenance: The Rimon Family Collection.

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