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Burial Society charity box with inscription
Austria-Hungary
1897
Silver, repoussé, reeded, soldered, and engraved
The Hebrew inscription mentions that the charity box was paid for by the Treasury of the Burial Society of the Holy Community of Ungvár, the Hebrew year, and the quotation "Righteousness [Charity] saves from death" (Proverbs 10:2)
H: 22; Diam: 11 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 467
Accession number: B50.02.0903 ; 130/017


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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