Alms Container (Tzedakah Box)


Footed base, bulbous shape, floral decoration, inscribed Hebrew words on body. Hollow strap handle. Hinged domed lid with inscribed Hebrew word: "Charity," and slot in applique.

Name: Alms Container (Tzedakah Box)
Artist: W&R
Origin: Birmingham, England, ca. 1827
Medium: Metalwork, Silver
Dimensions: 7 5/16 in.x 5 11/16 in.
Credit: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Pinsof
Catalog Number: 74.81