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Tavla de dulse

(Plate or tray for sweets)


A container of sweets to be presented to the meeting of the bride's and the groom's families.


A specialty of the Ottoman Empire.


  • Hebrewקופסה דה-דולסה
  • GermanSüßigkeitentisch
  • RussianТавла де дульсе
  • FrenchPlateau de douceurs
  • DutchPresenteerblad voor lekkernijen
  • ItalianTavla de dulse
  • CzechTavla de dulse
  • HungarianTavla de dulse
  • SpanishTavla de dulse
  • GreekΤάβλα ντε ντούλσε
  • PolishTavla de dulse
  • Arabicصينية الحلويات
  • Yiddishפּושקע פֿאַר דע־דולסע
  • LadinoTavla de dulse


Juhasz, Esther. “The Custom of Serving Sweets among the Jews of Izmir.” The Israel Museum News, vol. 15, 1979, pp. 72-9.

Juhasz, Esther, editor. “Marriage.” Sephardi Jews in the Ottoman Empire: Aspects of Material Culture, Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 1990, p. 204, fig. 5.

The Sephardic Journey: 1492-1992. New York: Yeshiva University Museum, 1990, pp. 232-34, cat. nos. 175, 176.

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