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Spice Container

Decorative Arts

  • Possible Place Made: Hungary
  • DATES ca. 1920
    DIMENSIONS 9 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 6.4 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base: "7", "M", "38"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Loaned by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Jewish. Spice Container, ca. 1920. Silver, 9 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 6.4 x 7 cm). Loaned by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.9_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, L50.26.9_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Spice Container, silver, tower form, domed base rises into bulb-shaped stem supporting square container with hinged door, container pierced and engraved with geometric patterns, bulb-shaped roof identical to stem, conical shaft, ball finial with flag. Condition: Good.
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