A PLATE FOR SEDER MADE OF PEWTER? I HARDLY KNOW’ER!
This plate is inscribed in Hebrew with the order of the Passover Seder, and in Yiddish identifying the owner “Guedaliah Leid, the son of Leib of Wanfried and his wife Rechele.” The owner’s initials also appear between the rampant lions on the outer rim. Other decorative motifs include depictions of Moses and Pharaoh, three of the four sons of the Haggadah, Miriam and Aaron. At the center is a depiction of the paschal lamb standing on an altar of burnt offerings.  This plate is made out of pewter, an alloy composed of tin and zinc, with trace elements of copper or antimony used to strengthen the resulting alloy. 
Passover plate. England (?), 1769. Pewter: cast, engraved. The Max Stern Collection. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (1985.097).

A PLATE FOR SEDER MADE OF PEWTER? I HARDLY KNOW’ER!

This plate is inscribed in Hebrew with the order of the Passover Seder, and in Yiddish identifying the owner “Guedaliah Leid, the son of Leib of Wanfried and his wife Rechele.” The owner’s initials also appear between the rampant lions on the outer rim. Other decorative motifs include depictions of Moses and Pharaoh, three of the four sons of the Haggadah, Miriam and Aaron. At the center is a depiction of the paschal lamb standing on an altar of burnt offerings.  This plate is made out of pewter, an alloy composed of tin and zinc, with trace elements of copper or antimony used to strengthen the resulting alloy.

Passover plate. England (?), 1769. Pewter: cast, engraved. The Max Stern Collection. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (1985.097).

A PLATE FOR SEDER MADE OF PEWTER? I HARDLY KNOW’ER!
This plate is inscribed in Hebrew with the order of the Passover Seder, and in Yiddish identifying the owner “Guedaliah Leid, the son of Leib of Wanfried and his wife Rechele.” The owner’s initials also appear between the rampant lions on the outer rim. Other decorative motifs include depictions of Moses and Pharaoh, three of the four sons of the Haggadah, Miriam and Aaron. At the center is a depiction of the paschal lamb standing on an altar of burnt offerings.  This plate is made out of pewter, an alloy composed of tin and zinc, with trace elements of copper or antimony used to strengthen the resulting alloy. 
Passover plate. England (?), 1769. Pewter: cast, engraved. The Max Stern Collection. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (1985.097).

A PLATE FOR SEDER MADE OF PEWTER? I HARDLY KNOW’ER!

This plate is inscribed in Hebrew with the order of the Passover Seder, and in Yiddish identifying the owner “Guedaliah Leid, the son of Leib of Wanfried and his wife Rechele.” The owner’s initials also appear between the rampant lions on the outer rim. Other decorative motifs include depictions of Moses and Pharaoh, three of the four sons of the Haggadah, Miriam and Aaron. At the center is a depiction of the paschal lamb standing on an altar of burnt offerings.  This plate is made out of pewter, an alloy composed of tin and zinc, with trace elements of copper or antimony used to strengthen the resulting alloy.

Passover plate. England (?), 1769. Pewter: cast, engraved. The Max Stern Collection. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (1985.097).

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