Case for Esther scroll adorned with inscription

Warsaw, Poland
Silversmith: Antoni Riedel (active 1870–1907)
Silver, engine-turned, engraved, and gilt
The later inscription in Yiddish mentions Berish Czestochowsky, and the Hebrew year [5]685 (1925)
L: 17; Diam: 4 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 36
Accession number: B50.02.0659;140/018
The finial and the handle are missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav