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Torah shield with dedicatory inscription
Hungary
Early 20th century
Silver, repoussé, filigree, engraved, partly gilt, and inlaid with semi-precious stones
Hebrew inscription: the Ten Commandments; Hungarian inscription: "Gift of Fleiner Ignatz, his wife and daughter, 1922"
H: 19.5; W: 23.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3643
Accession number: B50.02.0249 ; 148/066

A large crown from the top 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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