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Jewish Art
Spicebox
Vienna, Austria
1810–24
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Austria
Early 19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Poland
18th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Brno, Moravia
1834
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Russia (?)
ca. 1860
Jewish Art
Spicebox in tiny barrel-shape
Germany
19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Russia or Poland
19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox with onion-shaped roof
Artist: Stanislaw Westafalewicz
Cracow, Galicia
1818–43
Jewish Art
Etrog (citron) box
Artist: G. Friedman
New York, New York, USA
Before 1918
Jewish Art
Kiddush cup
Silversmith: Gavrila Ustinov (active 1806–52)
Moscow, Russia
1815
Jewish Art
Elijah goblet inscribed with citations from the Haggadah
Germany (?)
Mid-19th century
Jewish Art
Simhat Torah flag
Warsaw, Poland
After 1905
Jewish Art
Simhat Torah flag
Jerusalem
1950s
Jewish Art
Bag for eiruv bread
Central Europe
18th century
Jewish Art
Cooking pot
Frankfurt (?), Germany
1708
Jewish Life
Sabbath stone pot (madhaleh)
Sa'dah, Yemen
19th–20th century
Jewish Life
Sabbath stone pot (madhaleh)
Sa'dah, Yemen
19th–20th century
Jewish Art
Hanging Sabbath lamp
Netherlands
18th century
Jewish Art
Hanging Sabbath lamp (Judenstern)
Germany
18th century
Jewish Art
Hanging Sabbath lamp
Italy
18th century
Jewish Art
Hanging Sabbath lamp
Silversmith: Samuel Hennell
London, England
1813
Jewish Art
Hanging Sabbath lamp (Judenstern)
Silversmiths: Georg Wilhelm Schedel, 1698–1762 (lamp)
and Johann Valentin Schüler, 1650–1720 (drip pan)
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1739
Jewish Art
Hanging Sabbath lamp
Netherlands
18th century
Jewish Art
Pair of candlesticks
Poland
20th century
Jewish Art
Pair of candlesticks
Poland
18th century
Jewish Art
Pair of candlesticks
Augsburg, Germany
1817
Jewish Art
Sabbath lamp
Silversmith: S. Y. Wagner
Germany
Late 19th century
Jewish Art
Sabbath lamp
Poland
18th century
Jewish Art
Sabbath lamp
Persia
19th century
Jewish Art
Sabbath lamp
Turin, Italy
18th century
Jewish Art
Sabbath lamp
Persia
19th century
Jewish Art
Sabbath and festival kiddush cup
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Before 1764
Jewish Art
Kiddush cup
Bohemia
19th century
Jewish Art
Sabbath wine bottle
Bohemia
19th century (?)
Jewish Art
Kiddush cup
Persia
1785
Jewish Art
Sabbath and festival cup
Silversmith: Johann Fassnacht (active 1686–1726)
Augsburg, Germany
Late 17th – early 18th century
Jewish Art
Kiddush cup and saucer
Baghdad, Iraq
20th century
Jewish Art
Kiddush cup
Silversmith: Jacob Friedrich Biller (master 1782-1810)
Augsburg, Germany
1797–99
Jewish Art
Kiddush cup
Silversmith: Matthias
Hanover, Germany
1860
Jewish Art
Sabbath wine flask
Syria (?)
19th century
Jewish Art
Tankard for wine
Preshov, Slovakia
1740
Jewish Art
Sabbath tablecloth
Iraq
Late 19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Germany
Early 16th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox and cup for the Havdalah ceremony
Poland
Early 19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Poland
19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Silversmith: J. Rimonim
Fürth, Germany
First half of the 18th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Brno, Moravia
19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Silversmith: Johann Friedrich Wiese
Hamburg, Germany
Mid-18th century
Jewish Art
Flask for rose water with a depiction of the Binding of Isaac
Persia (?)
20th century (?)
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Brno, Moravia
1872–1922
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Eastern Europe
18th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Brno, Moravia
Early 19th century
Jewish Art
Cup and spicebox for the Havdalah ceremony
Nitra, Slovakia
Second half of the 18th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Vienna, Austria
1810–24
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Central Europe
18th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Kashau, Austria-Hungary
1867
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Istanbul, Turkey
20th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Nuremberg, Germany
18th century
Jewish Art
Candlestick and spicebox for the Havdalah ceremony
Plön (?), Germany
1754
Jewish Art
Spicebox shaped as a fish
Poland
19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Munkatch, Hungary
1820–50
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Munkatch, Hungary
1820
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Frankfurt, Germany
19th–20th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
St. Petersburg, Russia
1880
Jewish Art
Flask for rose water
Ottoman Empire
19th–20th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Eastern Europe
1810(?)
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Austria-Hungary
1872
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Germany
Late 18th century (?)
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Silversmith: Mattheus (Markus?) Wolff
Augsburg, Germany
Late 17th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Germany
17th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Danzig, Poland
1746
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Austria
1813
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Brno, Moravia
1867–72
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Austria
1817
Jewish Art
Spicebox shaped as a windmill
Netherlands
Early 19th century
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Nuremberg, Germany
19th century (?)
Jewish Art
Spicebox
Central Europe
19th century
Jewish Art
Book of songs (Diwan) for the Sabbath, compiled by Pinhas Cohen al-Iraqi
Yemen
Early 20th century
Jewish Art
Prayers of sages, liturgical poems, and Sabbath minhah (afternoon service)
Italy
18th century
Jewish Art
“Book of the Sabbaths of the Lord”
Scribe: Nissim Ya’akov Ozalbo
Turkey
1840
Jewish Art
Tikkunei Shabbat (prayer book for the Sabbath)
Germany
1717
Jewish Art
Seder Tikkunei Shabbat (prayer book for the Sabbath)
Scribe: Ya’akov ben Yehudah Leib of Berlin
Hamburg, Germany
1724
Jewish Art
Book of Sabbath Readings (Seder Tikkunei Shabbat)
Scribe and illustrator: Aaron Wolf Herlingen (ca. 1700 – ca. 1760)
Vienna
1738
Jewish Art
Bridal casket (cofanetto)
Northern Italy
Second half of the 15th century
Jewish Art
The three commandments of Jewish women, included in the Grace after Meals and the Shema Israel prayer
Scribe and illustrator: Aaron Wolf Herlingen (ca. 1700 – ca. 1760)
Vienna, Austria
1739
Jewish Life
Bucket for the bathhouse
Morocco
20th century
Jewish Life
Clogs from a bridal set of bathhouse accessories
Land of Israel
Late 19th – early 20th century
Jewish Art
Hallah cover
Central Europe
19th century
Jewish Art
Hallah cover
Netherlands
19th–20th century
Jewish Life
Embroidered towel for the mikveh (ritual bath)
Turkey
Late 19th – early 20th century
Jewish Life
Table for kneading matzah dough
Göteborg, Sweden
Late 19th century
Jewish Life
Baking spade
Göteborg, Sweden
Late 19th century
Jewish Life
Matzah rolling pin
The Bene Israel Community, Pune, India
Second half of the 20th century
Jewish Life
Matzah rolling pin
The Bene Israel Community, Pune, India
Second half of the 20th century
Jewish Life
Cuttertin for matzot
Morocco
Early 20th century
Jewish Life
Matzah cutter
Göteborg, Sweden
Late 19th century
Jewish Life
Press for decorating matzot
Morocco
Early 20th century
Jewish Life
Roller for perforating matzot
Morocco
Early 20th century
Jewish Life
Roller for perforating matzot
Morocco
Early 20th century
Jewish Art
Roller for perforating matzot
Heidingsfeld, Southern Germany
18th–19th century
Jewish Art
Comb for perforating matzot
Heidingsfeld, Southern Germany
18th–19th century
Jewish Life
Matzah comb
Göteborg, Sweden
Late 19th century
Jewish Life
Comb for perforating matzot
Göteborg, Sweden
Late 19th century
Jewish Life
Matzah perforator
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Early 20th century
Jewish Life
Ridged rolling pin for matzah
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Early 20th century
Jewish Life
Matzah perforator
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Early 20th century
Jewish Life
Matzah roller
Göteborg, Sweden
Late 19th century
Jewish Art
Matzah basket
Poland
Late 19th century
Jewish Art
The Prague Haggadah
Printers: Gershom Solomon Kohen Katz and his brother Gronem Katz
Artist: Hayyim Shahor Schwartz (?)
Prague, Bohemia
1526
Jewish Art
The Mantua Haggadah
Printers: The Filipponi brothers, together with the Jewish printer Yosseph ben Yaakov
Mantua, Italy
1568
Jewish Art
The Venice Haggadah
Printers: Giovanni di Gara, together with the publisher and proofreader Israel ben Daniel ha-Zifroni
Venice, Italy
1609
Jewish Art
The Amsterdam Haggadah
Printers: Asher Anschel ben Eliezer Hazan and Issachar Baer ben Avraham Eliezer
Financed by Moshe ben Yoseph Wiesel
Illustrator: Avram bar Ya’aqov
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1695
Jewish Art
Elijah’s Cup
Silversmith: Pacifico Levi
Turin, Northern Italy
Mid-19th century
Jewish Art
Elijah cup with a depiction of the four sons of the Haggadah
Germany
19th century
Jewish Art
Passover Seder goblet
Silversmith: Hieronymos Mittnacht (1708–1769) (?)
Augsburg, Germany
1761–63
Jewish Art
Pair of Passover glasses with a depiction of the Exodus and the splitting of the Red Sea
Bohemia
19th century
Jewish Art
Elijah goblet
Bohemia
Mid-19th century
Jewish Art
Goblet with a depiction of the prophet Elijah appearing at the Seder meal
Vienna, Austria
1840
Jewish Art
Seder Plate from Pre-Expulsion Spain
Spain
ca. 1480
Jewish Art
Seder plate with the names of the owners' family
Copenhagen, Denmark
19th century (?)
Jewish Art
Seder plate decorated with eagle figurines
Artist: Carl Warmuth Junior (?)
Vienna, Austria
ca. 1925
Jewish Art
Seder plate
Silversmith: Alois Wörle
Munich, Germany
1934
Jewish Life
Passover silver table set:
Libya
Late 19th – early 20th century
Jewish Art
Jug for ritual hand-washing during the Passover Seder
Central Europe
18th–19th century
Jewish Art
Pillowcase used during the Seder meal
Germany
19th century
Jewish Art
Matzah bag with three pockets for Cohen, Levi, and Israel
Western Europe (?)
1891
Jewish Art
Passover Haggadah
Scribe and illustrator: Hamy Bekhor
Cairo, Egypt
1908
Jewish Art
Depiction of the baking of matzot in Hebrew-Marathi Haggadah
The Bene Israel Community, Pune, India
1874
Jewish Art
Afikoman bag
Land of Israel (?)
1931
Jewish Life
Toy kitchen utensils for Passover: plates, bowls and charcoal container
Morocco
Mid-20th century
Jewish Life
Toy kitchen utensils for Passover
Morocco
Mid-20th century
Jewish Life
Toy kitchen utensils for Passover: bowl with lid and couscous steamer
Morocco
Mid-20th century
Jewish Life
Toy kitchen utensils for Passover
Morocco
Mid-20th century
Jewish Art
Omer calendar from the Portuguese Synagogue Tzedek ve-Shalom
Paramaribo, Suriname
Made in the Netherlands
19th century
Jewish Art
Omer calendar from the Portuguese Synagogue Tzedek ve-Shalom
Paramaribo, Suriname
Made in the Netherlands
20th century
Jewish Art
Omer calendar with biblical scenes
Italy (?)
19th century (?)
Jewish Art
Calendar for counting the omer
Author and illustrator: Isaac Haim Ishai
Italy
1804
Jewish Art
Calendar for counting the omer
Nikolsburg, Moravia
1776
Jewish Art
Calendar for counting the omer
Offenbach, Germany
1801
Jewish Art
Calendar for counting the omer
Florence, Italy
1810
Jewish Art
Calendar for counting the omer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
ca. 1794
Jewish Art
Calendar for counting the omer
Printer: J. Lehrberger & Co.
Rödelheim, Germany
1871
Jewish Art
Sukkah
Fishach, Southern Germany
Second half of the 19th century
Jewish Art
Painted Sukkah Boards
Szeged, Hungary
Late 19th or early 20th century
Jewish Art
Painted Textiles for the Sukkah
Copenhagen, Denmark
Late 18th or early 19th century
Jewish Art
Etrog (citron) box
Iraq
19th century
Jewish Art
Etrog (citron) box
Germany
19th century
Jewish Art
Etrog (citron) box
Bohemia
19th century
Jewish Art
Etrog (citron) box
“Bezalel”, Jerusalem
1908–29
Jewish Art
Torah mantle
Mosbach, Germany
1739
Jewish Art
Torah shield with a depiction of the first fruits offering (?)
Silversmith: Andreas Meiting (active 1679–1712)
Augsburg, Germany
1685
Jewish Art
Torah ark valance with a depiction of the giving of the Torah to Moses
Germany
18th century
Jewish Life
Board for learning the alphabet and the Bible
Tangier, Morocco
1940s
Jewish Life
Board for learning the alphabet and the Bible
Morocco
1940s
Jewish Art
Chairs for the Hatan Torah and Hatan Bereshit
The Cases Family Synagogue

Mantua, Italy
1770
Jewish Art
Torah scroll case and finials

Jewish Art
Torah scroll case and finials

Jewish Art
Torah scroll case and finials
Calcutta, India
Made in China
ca. 1924
Jewish Art
Torah scroll case and finials
Calcutta, India
Made in China
ca. 1904
Jewish Art
Torah scroll case and finials

Jewish Art
Torah scroll case and finials
India
ca. 1899
Jewish Art
Multipurpose cube
Zelig Segal, Israeli, born 1933
Jerusalem, Israel
1986
Jewish Art
Zelig Segal, Israeli, born 1933
Hannukah lamp
Jerusalem, Israel
1993
Jewish Art
Zelig Segal, Israeli, born 1933
Hannukah lamp
Israel
1982
Jewish Art
Zelig Segal, Israeli, born 1933
Kiddush travel set
Jerusalem, Israel
1983
Jewish Art
Zelig Segal, Israeli, born 1933
Holidays set
Jerusalem, Israel
1983
Jewish Art
Arie Ophir, Israeli, born 1939
Ball of blessings
Israel
1983
Jewish Life
Bowl for the bathhouse
Rabat, Morocco
20th century