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Title Torah shield
Related place Warsaw (Poland) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1992
Citation Note Ukraine
Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
DM 7415
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-648-0038032
Description The silver Torah shield is a scalloped rectangle and terminates with a crest. It consists of a plate. It is decorated symmetricaly with a cenral exis. The center depicts an oval plaque in a cartouche frame with an indication inscroption, in square linear letters, that reads: "שבת" "Shabbat." The plaque is flanked by two columns with a corinthian capital, that support a semi circular arch with sholders. Surmounting the arch there is a basket filled with flowers, flanked by two lions couchant, revealing tounge and tail elevates between their legs. The bottom of the columns is supported by two salient unicorns. The plate is surmounted by a crown.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-648-0038032
System Number 997003969890405171

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