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Habdalah Plate for Sabbath Meal

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver-plated metal
  • Place Made: Germany
  • DATES ca. 1700
    DIMENSIONS Diameter: 9 in. (22.9 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 49.228.10
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Habdalah Plate for Sabbath Meal, ca. 1700. Silver-plated metal, Diameter: 9 in. (22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus, 49.228.10. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 49.228.10.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ceremonial plate, silver-plated metal, circular form with two C-shaped handles with floral ornaments, repoussé, on rim a Hebrew inscription [see catalogue sheet] and vine decoration, center of plate embossed with Star of David and Yiddish inscription [see catalogue sheet in Decorative Arts departmental files] that reads, "Happy week, happy year." Condition: Fair, roundel attached with scotch tape, discoloration.
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