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Havdalah spice vessel with lid

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Shallow, hammer-formed vessel made of shakudo, a combination of copper and 5% gold, is in an convex oval shape. Composed of two parts, it has been soldered along a horizontal axis; a gold ring forms the base. A circular lid with a slender cone-like finial seats in a small depression at center....

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Marks

The artist's monogram, "dk" conjoined and surrounded by a patterned border is stamped on an elliptical gold sheet that has been secured to finial beneath lid.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor and made a gift

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Copyright

© Deborah Krupenia, 1998.

1998

Object Place for Label

Waltham, Massachusetts

Dimensions

H.: 3/4 in.; L. 4 in.; W. 3 in.

Accession Number

2001.280

Medium or Technique

Shakudo, gold, rokosho patination

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