Pendant for Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Altingen, Germany
Second half of the 19th century(?)
Silver, repoussé, and engraved; pendant chain
Hebrew inscription: "A token of love to my beloved parents, Sheila daughter of Ephraim, and the late Yitzhak son of Shmuel Wormser"
H: 6.5; W: 5.4 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 226
Accession number: B50.02.0271(c);148/179
See two similar pendants dedicated to the son and to the congregation of the donor.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish