Burial Society Torah finials decorated with the emblems of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and with inscription

Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire
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.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav