Lot 10
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A ROMANIAN SILVERED METAL CHARITY CONTAINER FROM A BURIAL SOCIETY

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 USD
Sold
2,000 USD
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Description

  • silvered metal
  • Height:  7  1/2  inches
half-round compartment with arched-top backplate, tombstone-shaped back with hoop handle, engraved in Hebrew with the name of a Romanian town, lacks base cover, repairs.

Catalogue Note

The backplate inscribed in Hebrew reads: "Charity saves from Death," and the inscription on the base reads: "Hevra Kadisha, H[oly] C[ongregation] Gurahont, Iosas (Romania)."
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