<em>Spice Box for Habdalah Service</em>, ca. 1820–1830. Silver, 8 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (22.2 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Herman Mendes, 49.228.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.13_bw.jpg)

Spice Box for Habdalah Service

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1820–1830

Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (22.2 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm)


Accession Number: 49.228.13

Image: 49.228.13_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver filigree tower-form hexagonal spice box (b'somim for Habdalah service). Body pierced with scrolls and surmounted by an arcaded belfry enclosing a small bell beneath a coniform spire with pennant, the incurvate stem engraved with simulated masonry. Condition: Good.

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