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18th Century Spice Box

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : Silver ; Ht:10.3 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 578
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:10.3 cm : Hebrew
Date
[17- ]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
578
Creator
Artist: J. Schroder
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Spice box engraved with "Havdallah" prayer; removable top. Hallmarked "12 IS." Presented by Mr. and Mrs. M. Fruchter.
Places
Poland
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Images
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Clip : cast (moulded), soldered, linked, cut, coiled, incised : silver, gold
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Clip : cast (moulded), soldered, linked, cut, coiled, incised : silver, gold
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Date
1701-1800
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
On each side is a multi-layered flower buckle, connected with a linked chain. Each buckle has a gold coloured flower base with silver petal outlines placed over top. Inside each petal is a series of coiled curlicues; the left buckle has an additional smaller layer of petal outlines, topped with a silver knob; the right side has 3 additional petal-outline layers, topped with a silver knob. The 2 buckles are connected by a 14 link chain. Each link is the same: A circular centre with decorative rings and balls at the top and bottom. In the middle of the circle is a flower with 6 petals and a silver centre. Each chain-link is connected together with 3 circular links, incised with small lines, at the top, centre and bottom. The backside of the chain-links are smooth metal. The buckles have fastenings soldered on: the left side has 2 eyes; the right side has a round metal peg. Both buckles have metal strips that come from the front and fold onto the back, to attach the front detailings.
Accession No.
1991.31.01
Name Access
Kaufer, Margaret & Leslie
Places
Bratislava (Pressburg), Slovakia, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Fonds No.
SH-01; 138
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Date
[ca. 1700-1900]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
138
Notes
Laver used in synagogue for priestly blessing.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Scroll : Parchment : Painted, handwritten : Yellow, Black, Blue, White ; Ht: 14 in. x W: 54 1/4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Scroll : Parchment : Painted, handwritten : Yellow, Black, Blue, White ; Ht: 14 in. x W: 54 1/4 in.
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Language
Hebrew
Notes
Illustrations of figures on horseback and people and structures from ancient Israel around the borders of the scripture.
Accession No.
2005.24.01
Name Access
MHMC
Places
Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Fonds No.
SH-01; 158
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Date
[ca. 1700-1900]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
158
Physical Condition
Fair
Notes
Mezuzah (Heb. literally "doorpost") refers to one of the 613 commandments in Judaism which requires that a small parchment (klaf) inscribed with two sections from the Torah's Book of Deuteronomy (6:4-9 and 11:13-21) be affixed to each doorpost and gate in a Jewish home and business. A small case or box typically covers the parchment.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Shofar and Talit

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact ; Ht:30 cm (approx.) x W:6 cm (approx.) : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 389
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact ; Ht:30 cm (approx.) x W:6 cm (approx.) : Hebrew
Date
[ca. 1700-1900]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
389
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
Shofar with Hebrew inscription of the prayers recited at the blowing of the Shofar in synagogue. Hand-loomed talit donated by Rosalie Finestone.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Images
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