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Kiddush cup
Augsburg (?), Germany
18th century
Silver, repoussé, engraved and gilt
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Remember the Sabbath day to sanctify it [5]497 [=1737]" (error in Hebrew script)
H: 12.7; Diam: 6.8 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: B86.0114 ; 133/268


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew
The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004

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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