• Carved stone plate
    Photographed by Katie Powell, July 2019

Carved stone plate

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1947–1949
GenreArts & Culture
Object ID1996.040.003
Previous NUmber96.040.025g
CreatorBoris Shak
Place of CreationCyprus
DescriptionCarved stone plate painted bronze. Geometric motif around outer edge. Floral motif around recessed centre. Edge chipped and repaired in several places before painting. 
Materials/Techniquescarved stone (likely limestone), painted
Measurementsdiameter: 13 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Boris Shak
Classificationdishes (object genre)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Boris Shak
Note"The jug and plate and the frames and candle holder: this art has been made by Boris Shak from year 1947–1949 being as a prisoner of Zion in Cyprus." —note from the donor attached at the time of donation.