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Torah shield with inscription, decorated with menorah
Nuremberg, Germany
1797
Silver, repoussé, engraved, punched, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: "Shavuo[t]"; the Ten Commandments; "Lemli, son of Leib Segal and his wife Perl, daughter of Shmuel"; and the Hebrew year
H: 29; W: 26 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 182
Accession number: B50.02.0241 ; 148/153

The lion from the right side of the shield is missing.


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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