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.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav