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Burial Society Torah shield with dedicatory inscription
Munkács, Austria-Hungary
1899
Silversmith: I. S. Kupfer
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions mention the Ten Commandments; the Burial Society of Gestely (Gesztely); the names of the donors Yoseph Yitzhak Klein and his wife Beile, and the Hebrew year; the turning disc reveals the names of the holidays and the Sabbath
H: 21; W: 18 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3770
Accession number: B50.02.0325 ; 148/015


Exhibitions:
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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