Dates:ca. 1900 after 17th-century model
Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. (11.7 x 12.1 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8B
Accession Number: 55.224
Catalogue Description: Silver lidded box in the shape of ethrog (a kind of citrus fruit) with stem, embossed with rough rind-like surface, rests on oval foot embossed with scroll decoration, on center within scroll frame Hebrew inscription that reads: "A presentation from the Burial Society with good wishes to the President, the Honorable Simeon, son of Klunimus, on his seventieth birthday the first day of Pentecost, 5670 (1909-1910) by the abbreviated era," used during the harvest festival of Sukkoh. [See catalogue sheet in Decorative Arts departmental filesvfor Hebrew translation.] Condition: Good.