Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Augsburg, Germany
Early 18th century
Silversmith: Michael Hermann Mayer
Silver, repoussé, punched, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions (added later and difficult to read) mention the son of the late Meir, and his wife Telzl, daughter of the late Shimon; and the Hebrew year [5]579 (1819)
H: 29; W: 25 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 185
Accession number: B50.02.0214;148/052


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav