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Kiddush cup
Poland
18th century
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew on the rim: "I raise the cup of deliverace and invoke the name of the Lord" [Psalms 116: 13], "Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it" [Exodus 20: 11], and on lower border: "So Moses declared to the Israelites the set times of the Lord" [Leviticus 23: 44]
H: 9.5; Diam: 5 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0106 ; 133/282


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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