Grogger (noise maker)
On View In:
Gallery 362
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Grogger (noise maker)  
Date:   20th century  
Medium:   Copper alloy  
Dimensions:   10 x 7 x 1 1/2 in. (25.4 x 17.78 x 3.81 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Harold and Mickey Smith  
Location:   Gallery 362  

The Hebrew inscription on the top of this grogger translates, "Cursed be Haman, cursed be all the evil people." Here Haman is depicted as a Cossack, a group that carried out brutal pogroms against the Jews in Russia.

Object Description  
Classification:   Judaica  
Physical Description:   bronze noisemaker with a Russian Cossack in a pillory chained to a tree  
Creation Place:   Europe, Europe, , ,  
Accession #:   98.136.16  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts