Tower-shaped spicebox

Eastern Europe
Late 18th – early 19th century
Silver, filigree, partly gilt
H: 32; W: 5.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 1737
Accession number: B50.02.1147;124/271
Gazelle-shaped flag on top of the tower.

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


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav