Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900

An etrog (esrog, ethrog) is a container for the important citron, or lemon fruit, significant in the observance of the worship of Judaism. This is stated to be a rare, 800 silver etrog container, originating in European Germany, late 19th - early 20th century, Judaica. Realistically chased and embossed in the form of an etrog fruit with, I understand, the words in Hebrew, 'VeLakahtem Lahem Pri Ez Hadar' ('and thou shalt take for yourselves the beautiful fruit of the tree'). Set on four ball shaped supports with a gilded interior. It is in very good condition for age and closes firmly. Marked 800 – see image. Length 7 ins (17.75cm), Circumference 12.5 ins (31.75cm). Weight 372 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "Antique Boxes - Inside and Out", on page 339.

Item ID: GEC-00577

Continental Silver Etrog Holder for Religious Observance, Judaica, c1900

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