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(VII) Img. ID: 25952 Spice container , , Prague, 18?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Spice container | Unknown
3a Object Spice container
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 18??
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Czech Republic | Bohemia | Prague
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Czech Republic | Jewish Museum in Prague (ŽMP)
| 29 (SZM 10972)
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Clock |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 4.1994
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description The tower shaped spice container consists of a receptacle, a shaft and an apex. The square shaped receptacle bears two stories.The first story iscomposed of a vertical row ofsquares surounded by leaves situated in the center of each facet. The front facet has an arched door with a latch cut into thedesign on the bottom part of it. The bottom part is surounded by a balcony composed of circles and buds. The area in front of the door has no balcony. Each corner of the receptacle has a pointed flag attached to it. The second story is topped by a pyramid shaped roof with a scale like design. It bears a rosette within a circle on three facets and a round clock with Roman numerals and a rosette in the center on the front facet. The numerals are encircled by a laurel and bear a floral design above and below it. The bottom of each facet bears a pair of scrolls flanking a circle and a wavy overhang surmounted by a similar scroll and circle design. The roof is surmounted by an apex composed of a globular ball with a pole extending from it. The pole terminates in a pointy spear like shape and has a flag attached to it. The round raised base tapers towards the shaft and is encircled by a laurel interspersed by flowers and C scrolls. The cylindrical shaft tapers towards the receptacle and bears a floral and foliate design around the wide bottom part surmounted by a smooth ring and a thicker ring towards the top.
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
0164 | 087
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.14508
:NNO : 748-22-25
:MH : 420mm (overall) 110mm (stand)
:MD : 540mm (overall) 81mm (base)
:MAT : Silver,gilded Structure:spun,cut Decoration:repousee,punch,folded.engraved Bonding:soldered,nailed,screwed,folded
:RG : M.P.R. 4.94

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a