Tombstone-shaped alms box belonging to a burial society
Hungary, Austrian Empire
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and soldered
Hebrew inscription noting that the alms box belongs to the burial and charity society in the Germent community [probably Körmend, Hungary], and was dedicated on Tuesday, 4th of the month of Elul in the Hebrew year 5576 [1816]
H: 18; W: 10 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 498
Accession number: B50.02.0901 ; 130/015

Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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