Western European Metal Artworks

Kiddush glass

    Kiddush glass


    The 20th century


    Silver; enamel over filigree, chasing, gilding

    7.6 cm high

    Marks: "HW"; "925"; "1991". Signature "Н.Winograd"


    Cylindrical glass with slightly beaded crown. The glass body is decorated with enamel-over-filigree figured frames with multi-petal rosettes and a Hebrew legend, against the chiselled background. The enamel colours are navy, blue, turquoise, red and yellow.


    Kiddush glasses are glasses intended for ritual wine. They were used in ceremonies that could be held in the house of a faithful Jew or in the synagogue at important holidays