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Burial Society Torah finials decorated with the emblems of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and with inscription
Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire
1894
Silver, repoussé, cut, cast, riveted, gilt, wirework, and set with semi-precious stones
Hebrew inscription mentions the Burial Society of the Holy Community of Gyöngyös and the Hebrew year
H: 42; Diam: 15 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 4428, 4872
Accession number: B50.02.0799(a-b) ; 147/040

Some of the bells are missing.


Exhibitions:
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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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