Burial society alms box
Vienna, Austrian Empire
1852
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Hebrew inscription noting that the box was made by the gabbaim [officers] of the burial society in the Jewish community of S"H [probably Szerdahely, today Dunajska Streda, Slovakia] [in] the Hebrew year 5613 [1852]; "Righteousness delivereth from death" (Proverbs 10:2)
H: 16; Diam: 10 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 492
Accession number: B50.02.0905 ; 130/002


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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