Tower-shaped spice box
Eastern Europe
Late 18th – early 19th century
Silver, filigree, partly gilt
H: 32; W: 5.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 1737
Accession number: B50.02.1147 ; 124/271

Gazelle-shaped flag on top of the tower.


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya and Koolik, Marilyn Gold, Towers of Spices: The Tower-Shape Tradition in Havdalah Spiceboxes, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 1982

Exhibitions:
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir




 
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