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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 4.1994
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.
Name/Title
Spice container | Unknown
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
18??
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Artist/ Maker
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Collection
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Material Decoration
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Material Inscription
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Material Lining
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Subject
C | Clock
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Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
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Languages of inscription
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Type of grave
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
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Suggested Reconsdivuction
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.