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Ornate Spice Box

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact : Silver ; Ht:21.5 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 565
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:21.5 cm : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
565
Creator
Artist: Asher (?)
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
Spice box with four bells and flag. Small door inscribed: "Jerusalem" in Hebrew, opens with a small clasp. Engraved with drawing of a palm tree and stone buildings representing Jerusalem. Hebrew words for prayer on spices. Hallmarked "800." In Hebrew: "Asher."
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
Images
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