Torah shield adorned with depictions of Moses, Aharon and angels

Pressburg, Austria-Hungary
19th century
Silversmith: Adam Renner
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and punched
Hebrew inscription: the Ten Commandments
H: 41, W: 25 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3745
Accession number: B50.02.0289;148/011

From the Israel Museum publications:
Steinberg, Shlomit, Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008

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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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish

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