Society of the Mlatsches Torah shield with inscription

Tokaj, Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Silversmith: Joseph Lechner (active 1871–1903)
Silver, repoussé, punched, and engraved
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments (abbreviated); "Belongs to the Society of the Mlatsches [youths] here, in the Holy Community of Tokaj, [5]641 [1881]"
H: 35 cm; W: 27 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3950
Accession number: B50.02.0307;148/049


Photo © Jewish Museum, Vienna, by Sebastian Gansrigler