Torah shield with tiny Torah scroll set in Torah Ark with hinged doors

Lublin, Poland
1839
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt
Inscribed with the Hebrew year [5]599 [1839]
H: 21; W: 17 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3675
Accession number: B50.02.0383;148/163

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 Yair Hovav

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