92 mm height

AUCTION 1 | Thursday, November 14th, 1996 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 362
GERMAN SILVER SPICE CONTAINER. Consisting of four separate parts screwed together

92 mm height

18th century

Est: $600 - $900
The great historian of Jewish ceremonial art Heinrich Frauberger was of the opinion this object often used by non-Jews as a receptacle for needle and thread, wasin fact designed as a Jewish spice container.