Burial society alms box
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew with the names of the donors: Zalman Leib Abeles, Shlomo Markshtein, and Kalman Engel; "Righteousness delivereth from death" (Proverbs 10:2)
H: 15; Diam: 10
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 505
Accession number: B50.02.0932 ; 130/018

The same names are mentioned upon a similar alms box, together with their title, treasurers of the Jewish community of S"H (Szerdahely or Dunaszerdahely, today Dunajsk√° Streda, Slovakia).

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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