Torah shield adorned with lions and crown

Poland, Austro-Hungary Empire
19th century
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and punched
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments (abbreviated); "I am ever mindful of the Lord's presence" (Psalms 16:8); "Sabbath"
H: 17; W: 13 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 178
Accession number: B50.02.0225;148/013


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav