117 223 BEZALEL TERRACOTTA PLAQUE. Chad Gadya (Passover Seder song) with opening stanza in Hebrew. Designed by ZE’EV RABAN (signed utilizing his former name “Ravitzky.”) Marked on verso: ‘Menorah.’ 7.5 x 10.5 inches (19 x 26.6 cm). 1914. $5000 - $7000 ❧ AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE EXQUISITE WORK THAT RABAN EXECUTED FOR THE BEZALEL SCHOOL. For another example of this rare terracotta plaque, now in the possession of the Israel Museum, see Chaya Benjamin, Early Israeli Arts and Crafts: Bezalel Treasures from the Alan B. Slifka Collection (2008) pp. 98-9. For ‘Menorah’ insignia see Israel Museum Catalogue, Bezalel (1983) p. 250. Verso