Auction 47
Jewish and Israeli History and Culture

Lot Number 488

Torah Shield – Ludwig Yehudah Wolpert

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3,936$
Opening
400$
Lot Number 488

Torah Shield – Ludwig Yehudah Wolpert

Torah Shield, created by Ludwig Yehudah Wolpert, USA, [1950s].
Silver (marked: sterling), gilt. Maker's mark: "Tobe Pascher Workshop, the Jewish Museum / Wolpert.
Silver plaque in an oblong rectangular shape, with cut letters of the verse "Yemin Hashem Asa Hayil" (Psalms). The shield was created by Wolpert when he headed the "Tobe Pascher Workshop for Modern Jewish Art" in the Jewish Museum in New York, after he immigrated to the USA in 1956. 24X9.5 cm. Good condition. Original chain.
See: A Sermon in Metal, The Art Work at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck by Ludwig Wolpert (New York, 1960), pp. 8.

Sold For
3,936$
Opening
400$

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