Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Pressburg, Austrian Empire
Silversmith: Fridericus Becker senior (active ca. 1880–1826)
Silver, repoussé, pierced, and engraved
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; "The illustrious Itzik Steiner and his wife Freidel"
H: 23; W: 18 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3955
Accession number: B50.02.0285;148/161


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav