Obj. ID: 897
Sacred and Ritual Objects Seder plate, Germany, 2nd half 19th c.
The plate is round, with a raised rim. The decoration in the center of the plate features the five rabbis of Benei Brak. Five bearded men are seated on two sides of a Seder table covered with a cloth. Two goblets, a jug and four open books are set on the table. The rabbis wear turbans and coats and are engaged in conversation. They sit inside a room with a arches ceiling, two arched windows and a tiled floor. A six-armed chandelier hangs from the ceiling. The two rabbis in the front sit on stools. The rim of the plate is inscribed with the Order of the Seder, in square filled letters:
"קדש ורחץ כרפס יחץ מגיד רחצה מוציא מצה מרור כורך שלחן עורך צפון כרך הלל"
"Sanctification, wash, greens, divide, recite, washing, grace before bread, Mazah, bitter herbs, combine, the meal, hidden, bless, Hallel".
A small flower is engraved between each word.
H | Haggadah, Passover (Listed according to the text of the Haggadah; See also separate biblical subjects in this list) | The Preparations for Passover | Table set for the Seder