Pendant for Torah shield with dedicatory inscription

Altingen, Germany
Second half of the 19th century(?)
Silver, repoussé, and engraved; pendant chain
Hebrew inscription: "Donation to the synagogue of the city of [the next word is illegible], the Holy Community of Altingen in memory for ever, with my love to this Holy Congregation"
H: 6.4; W: 5.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 228
Accession number: B50.02.0271(b);148/178
See two similar pendants dedicated to the parents and to the son of the donor.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish