Charity box from Burial Society
Vienna, Austrian Empire
1846
Silver, repoussé and engraved
The Hebrew inscription mentions that the box belongs to the Burial Society of the Charity Society of the Holy Community of Steinamanger (Szombathely) and the quotation "Justice goes before Him as He sets out on His way" (Psalms 85:14) which provides the indication of the Hebrew year.
H: 18; W: 9 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 501
Accession number: B50.02.0894 ; 130/019


Exhibitions:
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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