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Torah shield with three medallions

Torah shield with three medallions

Torah shield with three medallions

Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt

Inscribed in Hebrew: “Judah Leib son of Benjamin, of blessed memory, Blumenthal, before your Judgment they shall stand today, Thursday, 1 Tishrei 5585 [=1825], with his dear wife Cyrel, daughter of Isaac Itzik of blessed memory of Wurlitz”

H: 45.5; W: 25.7 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:

B86.0136

148/285

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

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