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An Austro-Hungarian silver charity box from a burial society, late 19th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
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40
An Austro-Hungarian silver charity box from a burial society, late 19th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An Austro-Hungarian silver charity box from a burial society, late 19th century
plain cylindrical form with concave c-scroll handle, hinged clasp, the inscribed hinged cover with central slot
maker's mark MJ on cover, clasp, and flange of body
height 5 3/4 in.
14.5cm
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Provenance

The Hebrew inscription translates as: "Burial Society of Nadipolo"

Literature

Jay Weinstein, A Collector's Guide to Judaica, fig. 117, p. 102, where it is described as "a beautiful piece of silver, well engraved at the time of making."  Weinstein gives the town as Leibach, modern Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Important Judaica

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