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Plate for the Havdalah ceremony
Nuremberg (?), Germany
19th century
Silver, cast, repoussé, and punched
Inscribed in Hebrew: “the precepts of the LORD are just, rejoicing the heart [Ps 19:9]”; and in Yiddish: “a good week and a good year”
H: 2.5; Diam: 22.6 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0233 ; 125/004


From the Israel Museum publications:
Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981

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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