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Hand cut, movable metal figure of a ritual butcher

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.596

Hand cut sheet metal figure of a shochet, or ritual butcher, made to hang on the wall. It has movable arms and legs and holds a fowl in one hand and a cleaver in the other. This figure is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
approximately 1900  (creation)
Geography
creation : United States
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Metalwork
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-09-27 15:58:01
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