Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah shield with dedicatory inscription adorned with vegetal motifs
Augsburg, Germany
Silversmith: Andreas Meiting (active 1679–1712)
Silver, repoussé, punched, engraved, and partly gilt
The Hebrew inscription mentions that the shield was donated by Hirsh, son of the late Yakov Moshe, and his wife Yitale, daughter of the late Borech, the Hebrew year, and the word "Shavuot"
H: 23; W: 26 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 6475
Accession number: B50.02.0220 ; 148/031

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