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Sabbath wine flask
Syria
19th century (?)
Glass, etched
One Hebrew inscription contains part of a verse from Genesis about the seventh day of creation, quoted in the Kiddush for Friday night; the other gives the name Mordechai
H: 17.2; W: 12 cm
Gift of Jakob Michael, New York, in memory of his wife, Erna Sondheimer Michael
Accession number: B68.0060 ; 138/007


From the Israel Museum publications:
Perugia, Gioia (ed.), Treasures of Jewish Art: The Jakob, Erna, and Charles Michael Legacy in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2016


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