Charity box with inscription

Hungary, Austrian Empire
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Hebrew inscription mentions the names of the donors: Rabbi Shmuel B"P and Shmuel Katz, charity synagogue wardens ("gabbaim") of the Holy Community of Komorn ( today Komárom, Hungary and Komárno, Slovakia); and the phrase "Happy are those who act justly, who do right at all times" (Psalms 106:3), which provides the indication of the Hebrew year
H: 9; Diam: 15 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 506
Accession number: B50.02.0927;130/009


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