Torah shield with inscription, decorated with menorah

Nuremberg, Germany
Silver, repoussé, engraved, punched, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: "Shavuo[t]"; the Ten Commandments; "Lemli, son of Leib Segal and his wife Perl, daughter of Shmuel"; and the Hebrew year
H: 29; W: 26 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 182
Accession number: B50.02.0241;148/153
The lion from the right side of the shield is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav