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Torah shield with inscriptions
Nuremberg, Germany
1770–75
Maker: L. Werkmann, Germany
Silver, repoussé, engraved, partly gilt, and inlaid with semi-precious stones
Hebrew inscriptions: "Rafael" (possibly an abbreviation, obscured by the column on the right), the Hebrew initials "mem (M)" and "tzadi (Tz)"; inscribed on the back: "Moshe" and "Tzerlah", and the Hebrew year [5]535 (1775)
H: 30; W: 25 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 179
Accession number: B50.02.0242 ; 148/054


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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