Torah shield with dedicatory inscription, decorated with two birds and a chick

Galicia or Ukraine
Late 18th or early 19th century
Silver, repoussé, punched, and engraved
Hebrew inscription (partially abbreviated): "Donated by Yitzhak, son of Yaacov, for the boy Feibush Aaron, may the Lord raise him to the Torah, wedlock, and good deeds"
H: 10; W: 10 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 6544
Accession number: B50.02.0261;148/180


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav