Superb Rare Large Nordia Brass Bronze Box Zeev Raban Design Bezalel For Sale
Heavy cast brass box, finished with glossy verdigris. The lid has a large flat knob, embellished with a high relief showing a primitive scene of stag hunt with bow & arrow. My research led to the conclusion that the designer was the famous artist Ze'ev Raban (1890-1970), prime forefather of modern Israel arts & crafts, who also was one of establishers of Bezalel academy for the arts. Nordia operated circa 1950's - early 1960's.Overall length is 16.5cm.