Torah shield with dedicatory inscription, decorated with crouching lion and birds

Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Silver, repoussé, pierced, engraved, partly gilt, and inlaid with semi-precious stones
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments (abbreviated); on the back side: "In memory of Rabbi Yehudah, son of the late Rabbi Menahem Goldschmid, donated by his family"
H: 20; W:15 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3674
Accession number: B50.02.0382;148/159


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav