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

The silver pear shaped spice container consists of a base,a shaft, a body and an apex.

The elliptical base is elevated by an encircling band decorated with leaves and flowers in alternation. Its top is decorated with a lizard in its center flanked by two opposited sheeps situated on the base rims. A thick vegetation composed of fleshy leaves and two trees, each bearing two inflorescences, is set symmetrically along the rims/

Its top is decorated with a dog.

The body is a pear looking down, which consists of a container and a lid. The container is decorated with vertical bands decorated with stems, leaves and flowers, in alternation with plain bands. The hemispherical lid is decorated with twisted leaves and vertical rows of holes.

Name/Title
Spice container | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Material/Technique
Silver##Structure: spun, stamped,hammered, cast##Decoration: chased, punched, drilled, cut##Bondings: soldered, screwed.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
185mm(overall),94mm(shaft)
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
46mm(overall),85mm(base)
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
Dog
Apple
Lizard
| Lizard
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
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 two hallmarks stamped on the base ## 1.The hallmark depicts a face? within an ovalic frame. It is an authority mark of the city of Breslau between 1761-1772##Cf. Hintze, no.20##
2.The hallmark depicts the letters"CL" above the letter "T" within a frame in a T shape.##It is an unidentified artist's mark of German origin.##
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| A.A. (T.Z.) 7.1992
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconsdivuction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.