Ceremonial laver with lions head spout (spout appears to be a later addition). Associated deep basin has flaring rim surmounted by s-scroll handles and arched back bearing engraved inscription.

This pewter Levitical pitcher was used to wash the hands of the kohen (priest) in preparation for the priestly benediction of the congregation

This is perhaps the only ritual object remaining from a synagogue built in 1887 in Gemünden-am-Main in Unterfranken, Bavaria, Germany, where an organized congregation was established in the 1870s.