Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah shield
Poland
1844
Brass, silver-plated, repoussé, and inlaid with stones (missing)
H: 19; W: 12 cm
Gift of Ferdinand Porjes, London
Accession number: B67.0042
B67.01.0042 ; 148/196
 
 
The shield was found during World War II in the bag of a captured German soldier in England.


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