Extremely Rare Shell Case Vase, Eretz Israel, Palestine, Tel-aviv, 1938
Of round shape, adorned in relief work with an eagle spreading its wings.
The other side is decorated in relief with two hands.
These kinds of items were usually decorated in engravings or damascened work and finding an item of this kind decorated in relief work is extremely rare.
Inscribed below in Hebrew "1938, Tel Aviv" and the initials "Vav Alef", all over hammered background.
The bottom of the shell is dated 19.9.1938.
Weight: 1100gr. / 35.366oz.
Height: 25.5cm. / 10.039in.
Diameter: 8.8cm. / 3.465in.
Very good condition, normal wear and tear.