Burial Society charity box from for prayers for the deceased, with dedicatory inscription

Austria-Hungary
1899
Silver, repoussé, soldered, and engraved
The Hebrew inscriptions mention that the box was donated to the Burial Society of the Holy Community of Galanta by Menka Kalish and his wife Chaya Fradel, the Hebrew year, and the phrases "Prayers for the deceased" and "Righteousness [Charity] saves from death" (Proverbs 10:2)
H: 18; W: 13 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 484
Accession number: B50.02.0908;130/016

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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