Torah shield and pendant with dedicatory inscription

Berlin, Germany
Second half of the 18th century
Silversmith: August Ferdinand Gentzmer, 1758/9–1808
Silver, repoussé, engraved, pierced, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; "Rosh Hashana [Hebrew New Year]"; on pendant: "In memory of Rabbi Shmaya Reizmann from his wife"
H: 36; W: 28 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3600
Accession number: B50.02.0384(a-b);148/088, 171/102

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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