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Decorated box for book
The Balkans, Ottoman Empire
19th century
Silver, repoussé and engraved, chased and inlaid with coral
L: 13.8, W: 11.2 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 6031
Accession number: B50.02.0639 ; 131/014

Both sides of the box have loop attachments for carrying; the narrow side panel is hinged.

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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