Lazarus Posen Witwe German 800 Silver World War I Commemorative Tray, 1917
Lazarus Posen Witwe was one of the most notable German silver manufacturers of the 19th and 20th century. Founded and owned by a Jewish woman in Frankfurt during 1869, the company found success as the most popular distributor of silver Judaica objects. By the early 20th century, the company was granted a royal warrant and opened a second store in Berlin. The commemorative tray features over thirty-five autographs, one of which includes German Olympic horse rider Friedrich Leopold Harry von Rochow (1881 – 1945).
|Item Type:||Commemorative Tray|
|Subject:||World War I, WWI|
|Period:||Early 20th Century, Antique|
|Inscription:||Engraved “Ihrem Hochverehrten Ehemaligen Kommandierenden General. Zur Erinnerung An Seine Feldefamilie Im Felde, September 1917 (Your esteemed former commanding general. In memory of his field family in the field, September 1917)”|
|Additional Information:||Total approximated 800 silver weight: 43.950 ozt.|
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- mild tarnish; surface wear and scratches; spotting.