Late 19th – early 20th century
Silver, repoussé, stamped, punched, and gilt
The Hebrew inscription mentions the order of Seder and the blessing recited before eating matza
Diam: 48 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 5890
Accession number: B50.02.0941
The design was inspired by earlier Seder plates made in Italy, and the plate is adorned with illustrations from Passover Haggadot.
See a similar Seder plate.
From the Israel Museum publications:
Steinberg, Shlomit, Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, English / Hebrew
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir