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Obj. ID: 264
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Spice container

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 7.1992

The silvertowe shaped spice container is openworked and consists of a receptacle an apex and a stand. The circular architectural unit is composed of one story topped by a spire and mast. The tower and spire are the receptacle. The tower is divided into horizontal bands. The lowest band cosists of a row of cicles within a circular frame. The upper two bands consist of filigree foliate scrolls. A row of radiating petals top the tower. The spire is composed of a row of radiating petals topped by a bud. A flag is attached to the mast and bears an inscription in square filled letters. It reads: "ציון" "Zion" The recptacle is supported by a stand composed of a raised base and a shaft. The circular base is supported on a raised platform decorated in a filigree pattern. An inscription written in square filled letters reads:

"ירושלים## בצלאל"## "Jerusalem ## Bezalel"##

The base is decorated with a row of circles within a circular frame. The shaft surmounts the base. It is composed of radiating leaves which are joined together by a ring in its centre.

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Name/Title
Spice container | Unknown
Object Detail
Tower
Date
19??
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
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
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
The Odessa Collection.
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
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Full Name
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Page
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.