Layered Spicebox

Layered Spicebox

This Spice Container resembles the shape formed by hands cupped to hold a delicate and valuable object. It is composed of many thin leaves of silver which form a pod enclosure containing the Havdalah spices. The leaves separate to insert or reveal the fresh spices.
Acquired as part of the permanent collection by the Israel Museum, Jewish Museum in NY and North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA).

Dimensions (l x w)
16.5 x 5 cm
6.5 x 2 inches

Materials : Sterling Silver

Catalog No. : Bsm101