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Torah shield with dedicatory inscription, decorated with angels
Vienna, Austrian Empire
1826
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; the names of the synagogue wardens ("gabaim") Issachar Sheibl, Shmuel Shov' and Mendel P'; an abbreviated verse from Psalms 21:21 that also indicates the Hebrew year [5]570 (1810)
H: 36; W: 24 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3679
Accession number: B50.02.0334 ; 148/060


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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