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Laver and basin for Priests' ritual hand washing with dedicatory inscriptions

Laver and basin for Priests' ritual hand washing with dedicatory inscriptions

Laver and basin for Priests' ritual hand washing with dedicatory inscriptions

Silver, repoussé and engraved

The Hebrew inscriptions around the rim of the basin and on the laver mention that the set was donated to the Burial Society by Yitzhak, son of Moshe Leib Abelsberg, in memory of Leviah, his young wife, on condition that the Burial Society would pray for her every holiday; and indicate the name of the town Palánka and the Hebrew year.

Laver: H: 19.2, Diam: 9 cm
Bowl: L: 30; W: 23 cm

Wiesbaden collecting point number: 5974

Accession number:

B50.02.0763, B50.02.0683

137/006, 136/021

Jewish Art and Life