Kiddush Wine Cup
4 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 3 1/16 in. (10.3 x 7.8 x 7.8 cm) (show scale)
"2-6-5-7 / [wheel with trumpet-shaped spokes] / [Bishop's staff and "B" within an octagon' / [small wheel] / I F H" all within a shield.
Scratched inscription in unlettered Hebrew hand identifies the owner as one Maharam Zwei.
This item is not on view
Gift of Mrs. Herbert Sterzelbach
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I.F. Hornung (died ca. 1765). Kiddush Wine Cup, 17th century. Silver, 4 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 3 1/16 in. (10.3 x 7.8 x 7.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Herbert Sterzelbach, 50.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.8_bw.jpg)
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Silver Kiddush Cup (used in blessing over wine), interior silver-gilt, lip has slight flair, body of cup ornamented with two engraved bands, between which surface of silver is lightly hammered in a stippled effect.
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