- Both decorative object and useful trivet or coaster, this tile is a charming example of the trompe-l’oeil technique in art, which uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion of three dimensionality. The tile is modeled on the ceiling painting adorning the entrance lobby of the Jerusalem YMCA, built opposite the King David Hotel in 1933.A photograph of the pattern of the YMCA ceiling featured in the Israel Museum exhibition Jerusalem in Detail, which presented research by the prominent architect and Jerusalem chronicler David Kroyanker.SHOW MORE
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