Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Torah shield with three medallions
Berlin, Germany
Silversmith: Johann August Gebhardt (1790–1860)
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Judah Leib son of Benjamin, of blessed memory, Blumenthal, before your Judgment they shall stand today, Thursday, 1 Tishrei 5585 [=1825], with his dear wife Cyrel, daughter of Isaac Itzik of blessed memory of Wurlitz”
H: 45.5; W: 25.7 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0136 ; 148/285

Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir