Burial Society Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Munkács, Austria-Hungary
Silversmith: I. S. Kupfer
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions mention the Ten Commandments; the Burial Society of Gestely (Gesztely); the names of the donors Yoseph Yitzhak Klein and his wife Beile, and the Hebrew year; the turning disc reveals the names of the holidays and the Sabbath
H: 21; W: 18 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3770
Accession number: B50.02.0325;148/015


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish