Tower-shaped spicebox

Nuremberg, Germany
1700–50
Silversmith: Johann Conrad Weiss (active 1699–1751)
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and pierced
H: 32; W: 8 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B52.05.3973;124/226

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

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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