Adath Israel
 

Title

Wooden spice box

Creator

Wes ID #

cai013

Original Inventory #

200

Dimensions

14.3 cm (height) x 4.1 cm (diameter) (5 5/8 x 1 5/8 in)

General Description

An olive wood spice box with a spire-shaped lid and three coin inserts, this object is a souvenir spice box from Jerusalem. The words "Olive Wood from Israel" is painted at the bottom.

Description of materials

Olive wood: carved and painted; Copper Alloy inserts: carved

Time period

Mid or late 20th century

Place of origin

Israel

Holding Institution

Adath Israel Museum, Middletown, CT

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