Burial society alms box
Austria-Hungary
1897
Silver, repoussé, reeded, engraved, and soldered
Hebrew inscription noting that the box was made using funds of the burial society of the Ungvár Jewish community [today Uzhhorod, Ukraine], in the Hebrew year 5657 [1897]; "Righteousness delivereth from death" (Proverbs 10:2)
H: 22; Diam: 11 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 467
Accession number: B50.02.0903 ; 130/017


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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