Obj. ID: 2585
Sacred and Ritual Objects Kiddush cup, Venice, 1st half of the 20th century
The glass goblet consists of a base, a shaft, and a body.
The base is round and raising. It is encircled by bands of scrolls and dots.
The shaft is cylindrical and tapering towards a knob.
The body is decorated with two cartouches, surrounded by a foliate design. One cartouche is decorated with a depiction of Moses coming down the mountain, carrying the Tablets of the Covenant. In the background are small figures. The other cartouche depicts King Solomon. He sits on his chair, holding a scroll on his left. His right hand is leaning on an architectural structure with a lion shape. Between the two cartouches on one side is a seven-branched menorah. On the other side appears the Star of David and above it the Tablets of the Covenant. The upper border is encircled by bands of scrolls and dots.
M | Moses | Moses and the Decalogue
M | Menorah
M | Magen David
S | Solomon
painted in gold, white, light blue, gray and brown