Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Early 20th century
Silver, repoussé, filigree, engraved, partly gilt, and inlaid with semi-precious stones
Hebrew inscription: the Ten Commandments; Hungarian inscription: "Gift of Fleiner Ignatz, his wife and daughter, 1922"
H: 19.5; W: 23.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3643
Accession number: B50.02.0249;148/066
A large crown from the top of the shield is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish