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Bronze dish of a Jewish family waiting for a boy to pass swallowed money

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.209

Decorative bronze dish with an image of a Jewish family watching a boy sitting on a chamberpot on the kitchen table. It depicts a popular scene known as Moishele swallowed a ducat, from the satirical antisemitic booklet, Schabbes Lamp. The plaque is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1900  (creation)
Language
Yiddish
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Metalwork
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:26:37
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