Torah shield with inscription, adorned with lions and angels

19th century
Silver, repoussé, cut, engraved, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; the names Kasten Gershin, son of Mordecai Yehudah and Malka, daughter of David Tzvi
H: 24; W: 19 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3791
Accession number: B50.02.0338;148/038
There are two holes where the box for the signifying plaques (missing) was attached.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish