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Tower-shaped spicebox
Hameln, Germany
Artist: Jobst Henrich Hurrlebusch (1691–1750)
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and pierced
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Samson son of Rabbi Nehemiah Shallit Lizca daughter of the late Rabbi Yekutiel"
H: 31.3; Diam: 7.5 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0079 ; 124/530

From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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