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Ceremonial Bowl
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Ceremonial Bowl


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Description This bowl was used to hold "ethrog" (a citrus fruit) during the week of Sukkoth, the Jewish "Feast of the Tabernacles." Each day of the week, "ethrog" and branches of date palm, willow, and myrtle were taken to the temple and placed before the altar.
Provenance Private collection; Walters Art Museum, 1961, by gift.
Credit Anonymous gift in memory of Philip B. Perlman, 1961

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Period
1740-1784
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1910
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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