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Eine gute Woche! Jüdische Türme aus Schwäbisch Gmünd. The Jewish Towers from Schwäbisch Gmünd

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Author

Gabriele Holthuis.

Curators

Monika Boosen, William L. Gross, Gabriele Holthuis.

Imprint

Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, 2001. 118 pp., illustrations: 63 col., 8 b&w, 24 × 16.5 cm. German and English.

ISBN

3980729737

Location

Museum im Prediger (18 October 2001–13 January 2002)

Description

A “family” of 18th-C spice towers produced in Schwäbisch Gmünd, each made of silver filigree and embellished with painted enamel panels showing biblical themes. Foreword by William L. Gross. Introduction by Gabriele Holthius. Five essays on the history of the Jews of Schwäbisch Gmünd (Monika Boosen), silver filigree work from this area (Monika Boosen), the spice towers (William L. Gross), havdalah (Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek) and related Christian objects (Annette Weber). No itemized listing.

main keywords

BESAMIMCEREMONIAL OBJECTSSCHWÄBISCH GMÜNDSILVERSMITHING, SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND

minor keywords

Biblical imagesChristian art, influence on Jewish artGermanyHanukkah lampsPrinted booksSilver, GermanYad

Related ephemera

Book-order reply card, 1 b&w illus., 10.3 × 14.7 cm.

Other venue

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (Winter 2004)

Catalog from other venue

#1784

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