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Challah Knife

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : German silver, mother of pearl ; Ht:14.1 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 566
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : German silver, mother of pearl ; Ht:14.1 cm : Hebrew
Date
[ca. 1895]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
566
Creator
Artist: Feinstahl (probable)
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
With Hebrew inscription "Shabbat Kodesh." In between Hebrew words: "Karlsbad." Hallmarked "Feinstahl." Bequest of Dr. Charles Fox of Cambridge, McGill and Sir George Williams Universities. Born in London, died in Montreal April 1976.
Places
Karlsbad, Germany, Germany
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Images
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"Havdallah" Candle Holder

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : Silver ; Ht:13.3 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 564
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : Silver ; Ht:13.3 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
564
Creator
Artist: Meyer (?)
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
Hallmarked. Inscribed "Creative Hand-made sterling (possibly) Meyer," Hebrew "Shadai," Hebrew prayer for "Havdallah" ceremony. Lid opens with hinge, decorated with lion heads, lion paws and seashells. Lid decorated with crown.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Images
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