Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah shield for Shavuot (Festival of Weeks)
Ukraine
18th century
Silver, repoussé, cast, engraved, filigree, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown"; "On this day the Festival of Shavuot"
H: 29; W: 18 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3758
Accession number: B50.02.0277 ; 148/023
 
 


Exhibition:
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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