Passover cup

(Rivne Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions)
A child's cup for the Passover Seder (meal).
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A cup made of glass with the handle. The outer part is dot-stippled with partially erased gilding, four tulip-like flowers on stems and two ribbed wavy lines. On the external side opposite the handle there is Magen David with inscription "Pesach" in the middle.

Museum / institution
Rivne Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions
Inventory number in the institution
РОКМ КН 21088 VIII С575
History, source, type and date of acquisition
This cup found at home of Dedyk Emilia Volodymyrivna residing in the town of Zdolbuniv of the Rivne region and was presented to her from her friend, a Jewish woman, in 1940. The cup was donated to the museum by the representative of the public charitable organization "Righteous among the Nations" Kindrat K. P. in 1996.
Production period
Technique, comment
During the Passover Seder one must drink 4 cup of grape juice or wine. A cup should be also filled for the prophet Elijah met during the Seder with the open door and intended to announce about the arrival of Moshiah.
Religious holiday / lifecycle
Pesach (Passover)
end of XIX - the beginning of XX
Dimensions, cm
height: 4.80
Diameter (mm)
Preservation condition
Description of the preservation condition
it has been in the use
no restoration needed
Current location
in storage