What an absolutely stunning Judaica box! This beautiful piece from the mid-1950s is made from richly-colored cobalt blue Italian art glass. A gorgeously hand-painted scene of a rabbinical blessing adorns the top of the box. The vivid colors are enhanced by the dark blue art glass. Gold-tone metal frames the opening, top and bottom of the box, and the front has a simple gold-colored lift attached to the top lid. Inside the lower side of the lid, the words “Decoroto a mano. G. Penzo. Venezia” are inscribed, indicating the Venetian origin of this delightful box.
This Italian art glass box is in great vintage condition. The metal band around the box opening does have some minor scuff marks as well as discoloration in the front. The glass itself has a few tiny scratches, but barely noticeable. The hand-painted image on the top remains bright and in wonderful condition.
Ideal for jewelry and small keepsake items, this attractive Judaica box will add great beauty to any living room, study, office or special place of reverence. This cobalt blue art glass piece would make such a wonderful gift for any special occasion or holiday celebration. For those who are vintage art glass collectors, or for those who collect Judaica pieces, this Italian art glass box would add great value to such a collection.