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German marriage cup, 19th century

 Item — Box: 18
Identifier: Item 1981.149T

Scope and Contents

Footed, highly ornate cup decorated with various colored stones.  Decorated with marriage scenes and images of the nuptial pair, with Hebrew/Yiddish inscription around the base extending good wishes and prayers for the newly wedded pair.  Set of small stamps on base. German, silver, gold, 8.5" (height), 3.25" (diameter)


  • 19th century

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From the Collection: 177.00 Items

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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