Jerusalem, c1920
Steel, wood

This is a stamp used in the production of kosher soap. The stamp was pushed into the soap, leaving the impression of the seal that guaranteed that the product was kosher. The depiction of the hands of the cohen hints at the name of the owners Katz (cohen tzedek). There is a similar seal in the Feuchtwanger Collection in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Length: 12 cm, Diameter: 5.4 cm

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