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Spicebox in the shape of a box with sliding lid
18th century
Pewter, cast and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew on base: "Behold the God who gives me triumph! I am confident, unafraid" (Isaiah 12:2) from the Havdalah ceremony
H: 3.5; L: 9; W: 6.5 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: B86.0086 ; 124/537

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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