Spice tower, Berlin, c1700

Schaar, Joachim Andreasc1700

The Jewish Museum, London

The Jewish Museum, London
London, United Kingdom

Silver hexagonal lacquered three-tiered turret with pierced floral panels and angle columns. Six demi-figures represent synagogue functionaries, the Rabbi, the Shochet (ritual butcher), the beadle, the Hazzan (the reader), and two unidentified figures.


  • Title: Spice tower, Berlin, c1700
  • Creator Nationality: German
  • Date Created: c1700
  • Location Created: Berlin
  • silversmith: Schaar, Joachim Andreas
  • object number: JM 412
  • Physical Dimensions: h348 mm
  • Credit Line: Acquired with the help of the National Art Collections Fund.
  • Type: spice tower
  • Rights: Digital image: Jewish Museum London/Acquired with the help of the National Art Collections Fund.
  • External Link: http://www.jewishmuseum.org.uk/search-our-collections-new?adlibid=8677&offset=0

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