Tower-shaped spicebox

Central Europe
19th century
Silver; filigree, pierced, and partly gilt
H: 30; W: 7.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 607, 1186
Accession number: B50.02.1034;124/199
The spice box is composed of parts from two different spice boxes.

From the Israel Museum publications:
Artists' Choices, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2010

Artists' Choices - Yinka Shonibare: Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 26/07/2010 - 08/01/2011


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav