Torah shield

Late 18th – early 19th century
Silver, repoussé, cast, engraved, partly gilt, and inlaid with semi-precious stones (most missing)
Hebrew inscriptions: "Crown" ("yud," "bet," "peh" initials, with abbreviation for the word "Torah" missing), the Ten Commandments (abbreviated), and the names of the holidays on a turning disc
H: 35; W: 25 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3820
Accession number: B50.02.0216;148/032


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav