Torah shield for High Holidays decorated with griffons and lions
St. Petersburg, Russia
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cut, and partly gilt
Hebrew inscriptions: the Ten Commandments; "Open the gates of heaven to our prayers" (from the prayer Avinu Malkeinu)
H: 27.5; W: 19.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 3698
Accession number: B50.02.0358 ; 148/154

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

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