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Goblet for the Burial Society banquet
Augsburg, Germany
ca. 1590
Gilt silver, repoussé and engraved
Hebrew dedicatory inscription stating that the goblet belonged to a burial society
H: 49.5; Diam: 12.7 cm (base)
Gift of Charles Michael, San Francisco, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B13.0556 ; 133/360

One of the earliest known Jewish Burial Society goblets, this cup ia similar in design to those of Christian craft guilds from the same period.


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