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Seder plate decorated with depictions of Adam and Eve, double-headed eagle, and three matzot
Pewter, engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Adam" "Eve" (transposed at either side); at center, the Hebrew letters for the year [5]533 [1773]; below, "Passover" "Bitter Herbs" "Matzah"; along border, the order of the Passover Seder service, terminating with two crowned letters "resh" and "gimel"
Diam: 36.5 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: B86.0211 ; 134/110

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

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

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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