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Spice Box for Habdalah Service

Decorative Arts

MAKER J.A. Goldman
  • Place Made: Warsaw, Poland
  • DATES 1873
    DIMENSIONS 12 1/4 x 3 x 3 in. (31.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Marks on base and flags: "84", "CO / 1873", "J.A. Goldman"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 49.228.12
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Robert E. Blum
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION J.A. Goldman. Spice Box for Habdalah Service, 1873. Silver, 12 1/4 x 3 x 3 in. (31.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Robert E. Blum, 49.228.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.12_bw.jpg)
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver filigree spire-form spice box for Habdalah (Sabbath) services, composed of two graduated quadrangular tiers surmounted by a tapered spire, all with filigree floral motifs within undulating scroll borders, ball and pennant finial, knobbed shaft and square base. Condition: Excellent.
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