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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Salmon, Naomi, 1994

The pewter plate is round, with a raised rim. The central decoration depicts the wrestle between Jacob and the angel. On the left is the angle with open wings raises his right hand to bless Jacob that kneels rihgt to him. The angle stands frontal with his left leg on Jacob's thigh. Jacob grasps the angle with one hand below his belt and raises his right hand towards the angle blessing hand. He is bearded, depicted in profile and behind him is a tree that under his branches the event take place. Another tree is right to Jacob. On the rim of the plate is an inscription inscribed anticlockwise in square filled letter and read:

"ויאמר שלחני כי עלה השחר ויאמר לא אשלחך כי א"ב)אם ברכתני(" )בראשית לב כז(

"And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said I will not let thee go, except thou bless me" (Gen. 32: 27)

Name/Title
Four Plates with Jacob and his sons | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
1800-1899
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
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Site
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Period
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Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
:MED : Metal
:MAT : Pewter## Structure: cast##Decoration: punched##Inscription: punched
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
:MD : 225mm (overall); 163mm (inside)
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
225mm (overall); 163mm (inside)
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
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
The hallmarks stamped on the plates indicate that the first plate was made in one workshop, while the other three in another.
The marks are stamped on the back side of the plate (See: Remarks, no.2).
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
The plate was donated to the Museum by Mrs. Hess, Lidse, England in 1987.
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
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Full Name
Volume
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Documenter
| M.T. 1.1994
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.