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Obj. ID: 894
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  Passover plate, Germany, 1825?

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

The pewter Seder plate is round, with a raised rim. The central decoration is divided to two parts. The upper narrower part depicts a Seder table while the lower part depicts the Passover signs. The external rim is inscribed with an inscription. Anti-clockwise in square fieled letters it is read:

"Keep the passover unto the Lord, and thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, Thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt all the day of thy life (The inscription is based on verses from Deut. 16:1,3,14)"

Between the versses are the names of the owners of the plate: "Rephael Sarahle"

On the back side of the plate is an inscription inscribed in square linear letters and read:

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Name/Title
Passover plate | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1825?
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
MED: Metal
MAT: Pewter
Material Stucture
cast
Material Decoration
engraved, punched
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
engraved
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
390mm (overall); 296mm (inside)
Weight
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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
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
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Page
Type
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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.