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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1992

The silver kiddush cup is cylindrical, with an overturned rim.

It is decorated with a wide band bearing a crest with a dedicatory inscription in square filled letters which reads:

"לזכר/ נשמת ר' דוד ב"ר )בן רבי( /יהודה -מרדכי / לייב/ בענדערסקע/ שנפטר יז אייר/ שנת תרפב" 

"In memory of the soul of Rabbi David son of Rabbi Judah -Mordecai Leib Bendersky who died on the seventeenth day of the month of Iyar the year (5)682= (1922)".

The crest is flanked on either side by branches and flowers.

Name/Title
Kiddush cup | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
1895, 1922
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Silver, gilded on the inside ##Structure: pressed ##Decoration: engraved, punched ##Inscription: engraved.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
82 mm
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
58 mm
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
C | Crown
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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
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
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
There are six hallmarks on the bottom of the cup. 1. The hallmark depicts St. George on horseback, facing left, killing the dragon, in a rectangular frame. This is the city mark for Moscow 1891-1896.
cf Postnikova- Losseva, p.203, no.2022.
2. The cyrillic initials L.O. (in lat.) over the cypher 1895 in a rectangular frame with cut edges. This is an assayer mark
of Lev Fedorovich Olex who was active in 1890-1896. cf Postnikova-Losseva, p.205, no.2121. 3. The hallmark depicts the cypher 84 in a rectangular frame with cut
edges. This is a Russian quality mark used in the 18th and 19th c. cf Postnikova-Losseva, p.148, similar to no.12-15. 4.The name P. Milukov in cyrillic letters, in a rectangular frame
surmounted by a medallion depicting a male head facing right. This is the hallmark of Milukov Petr Pavlovich, the owner of the silversmiths factory active between 1877-1912. cf Postnikova- Losseva, p.225, no.2820
5.The cyrillic initials P.M (in lat.) in a rectangular frame. This is the hallmark of P. Milukov. cf Postnikova- losseva, p.225, no.2819. 6.The hallmark depicts a male head facing right in a round frame. This
is an unidentified hallmark probably belonging to the factory of P. Milukov.
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
The Odessa collection.
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Wien, Kunsthis,_Mus, Thora,_(Ukraine),_1993,_p_227 Finland, Waino-Alto Mus, Judaica, 1991, p. 48 no. 102.
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| P.F. (G.I.) 7.1992
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.