Tower-shaped spicebox decorated with a pair of doves

19th century
Silver, filigree, cut, and engraved
H: 20; W: 4.5 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B52.05.3976;124/241

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


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav