Antique Judaica (Yodaica) Silver Whistle for ‘Purim‘
A Russian Silver Pocket escargot – snail shaped whistle.
It has Russian made 1880s to early 1900 , silver hallmarks of 84 silver.
It has etchings and stamps on four sides.
I was made by a Jewish Silversmith and it is a religious article.
The Purim fest is corresponding to the Haloween in christian culture.
Traditionaly costumes and noisemakers as Rattles and whistles
are used on this holiday.
On the front of the beak facing window it reads:
Purim in Hebrew letters – פורים
Continue reading Jewish Silver Pocket Whistle for Purim.
Two Fish represent the ancient sign of Pisces in the Zodiac
Month of Adar – אדר etched on the other side.