Spice Container with Lid
Decorative Arts and Design
6 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (17.1 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm) (show scale)
On base: second dog head, "C".
Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
(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.
This item is not on view
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)
overall, L50.26.19a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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