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Obj. ID: 876
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  Spice container, Austria, 1810-1824?

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1991

The silver spice tower consists of a shaft, a body, a roof and a apex. The shaft is composed of a flat circle base supporting three arched legs, joined together by a filigree globe, openning once more on the upper part. The rectangular body is decorated with a filigree work of floral motif. Four twisted coloumns are attached to each of its corners. It has an hinged arched door with a hinged closure.

There is a balustrade, on The body's upper and lower borders, decorated with a twisted pattern.

The conic four facet roof is composed of filigree work and is surrmounted by a slit circlet above which stands a globe. The globe supports a rod encircled with a slited flag. The mast terminates with a circular apex.

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Name/Title
Spice container | *Year cycle | *Sabbath | Spice container
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1810-1824?
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
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Origin
Historical Origin
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Community type
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Congregation
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Site
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Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
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Languages of inscription
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Shape / Form
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Material / Technique
MED: Metal
MAT: Silver
Material Stucture
filigree, cast
Material Decoration
filligree, engraved
Material Bonding
screwed
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
179mm
Length
Width
32mm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
56mm (base)
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
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
One hallmark on the base.
The hallmark inscribes the letter "T" (?) surmounting the letter "F". It was the tax mark of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, between the years 1810-1824.
Cf. Divis, no.560, 564.
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Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
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