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basin

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1899,0421.2

  • Description

    Basin; copper; traces of gilt inside; Hebrew inscription on out-turned rim, to one side.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 29.2 centimetres
    • Height: 9.4 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        rim
      • Inscription Language

        Hebrew
  • Curator's comments

    In set with 1899,0421.1. The inscription refers to the synagogue where the basin was used foruthe ritual washing of hands.
    For a similar wash basin, see exhibition catalogue, 'Judaica', Kölnisches Stadtmuseum 1980, no.76, in pewter, with loop for suspension at the back, German 18th century.

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1899

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1899,0421.2

Basin before conservation treatment; copper; traces of gilt inside; Hebrew inscription on out-turned rim, to one side.

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Basin before conservation treatment; copper; traces of gilt inside; Hebrew inscription on out-turned rim, to one side.

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