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Spice Container

Decorative Arts and Design

  • Place Made: Czech Republic
  • DATES ca. 1925
    DIMENSIONS 8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (20.3 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base: "800" and "S" with geometric motif within a triangular frame.
    CREDIT LINE Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Spice container, silver, dome base rises into baluster stem supporting cylindrical container with hinged door, container pierced with two bands of foliage, conical roof. Condition: Poor, door missing, finial missing.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Jewish. Spice Container, ca. 1925. Silver, 8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (20.3 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm). Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.7.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, L50.26.7.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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