Lot 270: German Sterling Judaica Besamim Spice Tower
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: The square spice compartment hung with bells and topped with pennants, two sides with Stars of David, one with anthemion, on a waisted socle and domed foot, the spire with a ball knop and pennant flag, the rimmed foot bearing the legend "925 Sterling," and with the maker's mark of Otto Wolter, Schwäbisch Gmünd, active 1875-199. Weight approximately 3.2 troy ounces. Heavily tarnished.