Synagogue Ark by Unknown Artist

Synagogue ark elaborately carved, coloured and gilded in the Baroque style with Jewish emblems and a Hebrew text in Spanish lettering.


306 x 228 x 107 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Children of Viscount Bearsted through The Art Fund

Made for the Venetian Ponentine congregation - the Spanish Portuguese refugees from the Inquisition.


Earls of Tankerville; the Chillingham Castle sale, 1932; Messrs Joseph, Mr Fersht, Harris and Sons from whom Mrs Ionides bought it for donation.

Venue details

Jewish Museum London Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert St, Camden Town, LONDON London NW1 7NB 020 7284 7384

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £8.50)

Daily 10am-5pm (Fridays 10am-2pm)

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