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Torah shield with dedicatory inscription
Galicia or Ukraine
1771
Silver, repoussé, punched, and engraved
Hebrew inscription (partially abbreviated): "Donated by Rabbi Shmuel Shmelke, son of Rabbi [?] for his son, the boy Zalman, may the Lord raise him to the Torah, wedlock, and good deeds", and the Hebrew year
H: 10; W: 10 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 6544
Accession number: B50.02.0262 ; 148/181


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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