Small charity plate with handle and dedicatory inscription
Marosvásárhely, Transylvania
Silversmith: Shmuel Philip (active second half of the 19th century)
Silver, repoussé and engraved
The Hebrew inscription mentions the name of the silversmith Shmuel Philip and his wife Hannah, who donated the plate to the Burial and Charity Society of Vasarhel (Vásárhely, probably a shortened form of Marosvásárhely), and the Hebrew year
Diam: 12.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 5940
Accession number: B50.02.0574 ; 130/025

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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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