27 May 1997
A silver tower-form spice container
Maker's mark of Abram Reiner (active from before 1851 until the 1870's), Warsaw, 1864.
Marked with mark of the Warsaw assayer's office, the double-headed eagle, and the initials I.S. of the assayer, the year 1864 and stamped with the silver mark 84. Marked with maker's mark AR in oval field, and marked with a running deer, workshop mark in oval field
Set on a square domed base, skirted stem, the concave cubic spice section, chased with flowerheads and foliage, fitted with a hinged door and four pennants on the corners, surmounted by a two-tiered spire, hung with one bell, terminating in ball and pennant finial
27.7 cm. (10.7 in.) high
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