Austro-Hungarian

This silver comb was used in the preparation of a corpse for burial

The inscriptions on this comb identify it as belonging to the Burial Society of Mattersdorf (today Mattersburg), one of the so-called seven communities of the Burgenland (West Hungary).

"When I paint I am dreaming. When the dream is over I can’t remember what I dreamt but the picture is there. It is the fruit of the dream."

Friedensreich Hundertwasser was born in Vienna on December 15, 1928 to a Jewish mother and Catholic father.

This spice container was donated by the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, a body tasked with distributing thousands of heirless Jewish objects looted by the Nazis.

During World War II, the Nazis looted religious and cultural artifacts from individuals, museums, libraries, synagogues, churches and other institutions across Europe.

This finely wrought Hanukkah lamp was produced by a master silversmith for a patriotic Jewish consumer.

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