Torah shield with dedicatory inscription, decorated with angels

Vienna, Austrian Empire
Silver, repoussé, engraved, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; the names of the synagogue wardens ("gabaim") Issachar Sheibl, Shmuel Shov' and Mendel P'; an abbreviated verse from Psalms 21:21 that also indicates the Hebrew year [5]570 (1810)
H: 36; W: 24 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3679
Accession number: B50.02.0334;148/060


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish