Birdcage-shaped spicebox

Vienna, Austria
Silversmith: Hermann Südfeld, active 1883–1909
Silver, repoussé and pierced
H: 15.5; W: 5.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 1308
Accession number: B50.02.0978;124/325

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