Alan Brill gives a personal take on the book Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah (July 1 2018) and the author responds
Unknown Silversmith, Hasidic Passover Seder Plate, ca. 1830, silver, repousée and engraved, partly gilt, soldered, h. 61 cm, dia. 106 cm. Formerly of Rabbi Mordechai Twersky of Chernobyl (1770-1837), with the Courts of his eight sons engraved around the circumference. Private Collection. Photo courtesy of the owner.