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Spice Container with Lid

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES ca. 1900
DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (17.1 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On base: second dog head, "C".
CREDIT LINE Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION (a) Spice Container, silver, domed base rises into double baluster stem, stem embossed with leafage, spice section embossed with four medallions, three identical medallions embossed with foliage, one medallion embossed with the Hebrew inscription reading "Havdalah" (means separation, the ceremony for which spice containers are used). (b) Cover embossed with identical leafage as stem. Condition: Good, finial missing.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Jewish. Spice Container with Lid, ca. 1900. Silver, 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (17.1 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm). Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.19a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.19a-b.jpg)
IMAGE overall, L50.26.19a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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