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Torah shield decorated with depictions of Moses, Aaron, and David
18th century
Silver, repoussé, pierced, engraved, and punched
Inscribed in Hebrew: The Ten Commandments on the Tablets of the Law; "Crown of Torah"; "Holy Sabbath"
H: 26.6; W: 25.3 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0135 ; 148/284

From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

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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