Decoration for cantor's stand

Budapest, Hungary
Early 19th century
Silver, cast and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew with the biblical quotation: "For the lips of a priest guard knowledge, And men seek rulings from his mouth" (Malachi 2:7)
H: 17.5; W: 17.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 5900
Accession number: B50.02.0756;172/005

From the Israel Museum publications:
Steinberg, Shlomit, Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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