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Obj. ID: 880
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  Spice container, Poland, 1st half 20th c/

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

The silver tower spice container consists of a shaft, a body a roof and an apex.

The cylindrical shaft is surrounded by a convex floral slit circlet at its centre. It is supported by a round convex base, which is decorated with elliptical pattern.

The body has six facets, decorated with filligree work of foliate and floral motives. One of the facets function as a door. The conical roof stands on a cylindrical base. It is surmounted by a globular knob topped by a mast.

Summary and Remarks
The flag is missing.
Remarks

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Name/Title
Spice container | Not relevant
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1900-1950?
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
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
Iconographical Subject
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Textual Content
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Shape / Form
Unknown
Material / Technique
Silver
Material Stucture
Hammered, filligree
Material Decoration
filligree
Material Bonding
soldered
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
263mm (overall); 90mm (shaft)
Length
Width
49mm (overall); 60mm (base)
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
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 shaft's base. The hallmark depicts part of a bird. Unidetified.
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources
Type
Documenter
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Author of description
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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.
The following information on this monument will be completed:
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