Three tiered plate enclosed by curtain, surmounted by six figures supporting various forms of vessels for ritual foods within cut out balustrade flanked by perched eagles.

These cups are engraved with the monograms "LC" and "MP", for Lore Cohn and Max Pagener. The LC cup was used by Eleanor (Lore) Cohn for Shabbat and holidays.

Candles have long been associated with the Divine in many cultures.

During the Succot holiday, special huts are constructed and decorated with fruits and vegetables, signifying thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest.

A bed cover that would have been repurposed to hang in a sukkah or synagogue.

Part of Kavesera, the set of luxurious bed-cover and pillows for wedding and childbirth bed, decorated with metal thread embroidery.

Fifty-nine cards (one is missing from set), depicting Jewish authors. There are four cards for each author.

Star-shaped hanging lamps like this one were traditionally used in Jewish homes on Sabbath eve.

During the Middle Ages many rooms in houses and castles all over Europe were illuminated by star-shaped hanging oil lamps.

This havdalah set is a classic example of Wolpert's use of Hebrew letters as a design element.

Havdalah, the service in the home at the conclusion of the Sabbath, includes blessings over wine, spices, and a candle.

In this grand hanukkiah, German-born artist Benno Elkan depicted the five Maccabean brothers (left to right) Eliezer, Jonathan, Judah, Simeon, and Jochanan.

This hanukkiah depicts Judah Maccabee, shown holding a hammer, flanked by his brothers, Jonathan (as philosopher) and Simeon (as a king).

This seder plate is one of a group of objects in the Spertus Institute collection designed and made by Friedrich Adler in the German Art Nouveau style, Jugendstil.

This Seder set was produced by Friedrich Adler, an important member of Germany's artistic avant-garde in the early 20th century.