Kiddush Cup

Thomas Ringler1691/1701

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

These Roman portrait medallions indicate a secular origin for this beaker. Already two hundred years old at the time of its purchase by the donor's grandfather, this prized object then served as a Kiddush cup for three generations.


  • Title: Kiddush Cup
  • Creator: Thomas Ringler
  • Date Created: 1691/1701
  • Location: Nuremberg, Germany, Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: 3 3/8 × 2 3/4 in. (8.5 × 7 cm)
  • Type: Ceremonial Art
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silver: repoussé and chased

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