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The composition of this shield, with its ornamented columns topped by lions, Torah ark door flanked by garlands and lower cartouche flanked by animals, is similar to shields created in Lublin, Poland.

Details

  • Title: Torah Shield
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: c. 1820
  • Location: Lublin, Poland, Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: 5 5/8 × 4 9/16 in. (14.3 × 11.6 cm)
  • Type: Ceremonial Art
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silver: repoussé, cast, and parcel-gilt

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