Decorative plate with dedicatory inscription to the Rabbi of the Satmar Community

Satmar (Satu Mare), Transylvania, Austria-Hungary
19th century
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Dedicatory inscription in Hebrew mentions that the plate was donated in honor of the Rabbi and Chief of the Rabbinical Court of the Satmar Community, Avraham, son of Reizle Schoenbrunn
Diam: 12.7 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 5973
Accession number: B50.02.0577;136/047

From the Israel Museum publications:
Muchawsky-Schnapper, Ester, A World Apart Next Door: Glimpses into the Life of Hassidic Jews, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

A World Apart Next Door - Glimpses into the Life of Hasidic Jews, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 19/06/2012 - 01/12/2012


Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner