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Torah Shield

August Nathanael Lehnhard (?)1821 or 1828; 1833/34 (date of inscription)

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

In right oval suspended plaque, in Hebrew: "This belongs to the Talmud Torah Society of the h[oly] c[ongregation] of Mattenbuden."
In left oval suspended plaque, in Hebrew: "[5]594" = 1833/34

Details

  • Title: Torah Shield
  • Creator: August Nathanael Lehnhard (?)
  • Date Created: 1821 or 1828; 1833/34 (date of inscription)
  • Location: Gdansk, Poland, Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: 13 13/16 × 10 13/16 in. (35.1 × 27.5 cm)
  • Type: Ceremonial Art
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silver: repoussé, die-stamped, cast, engraved, and parcel-gilt

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