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Torah shield with inscription, adorned with lions and angels
Austria-Hungary
19th century
Silver, repoussé, cut, engraved, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; the names Kasten Gershin, son of Mordecai Yehudah and Malka, daughter of David Tzvi
H: 24; W: 19 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3791
Accession number: B50.02.0338 ; 148/038

There are two holes where the box for the signifying plaques (missing) was attached.


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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