Auction 71 - The Collection of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber

Large Torah Shield – Moses and Aaron – Germany, 20th Century

Opening: $300
Sold for: $1,063
Including buyer's premium
Torah shield, decorated with the Tablets of the Law and the figures of Moses and Aaron. [Germany, 20th century].
Silver (marked "835"), repoussé, stamped and engraved.
In the center are the Tablets of the Law with the words of the Ten Commandments, flanked by Moses, holding the staff, and Aaron, in High Priest garb. Background with shields, shells, symmetrical and foliate patterns.
34X42 cm. Good condition. Minor bends. Stains.
Literature: Crowning Glory, by Rafi Grafman. New-York: The Jewish Museum, 1996. p. 99.
Jewish Ceremonial Art and Various Objects