Tower-shaped spicebox

Budapest, Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire
1866–72
Silver, pierced, repoussé, and engraved
H: 21; W: 4.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 1337
Accession number: B50.02.1653;124/168

From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya and Koolik, Marilyn Gold, Towers of Spices: The Tower-Shape Tradition in Havdalah Spiceboxes, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 1982

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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