A late 19th Austro-Hungarian silver and parcel-gilt torah shield and chain maker's mark HS or SH circa 1900.
Lot 6
A late 19th century Austro-Hungarian silver and parcel-gilt torah shield and chain maker's mark HS or SH, circa 1900,
£2,000 - 2,500
US$ 3,400 - 4,200
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Lot Details
A late 19th century Austro-Hungarian silver and parcel-gilt torah shield and chain
maker's mark HS or SH, circa 1900,
the shield-shaped back plate embossed with acanthus leaves and bead-edged sections, the central panel applied with engraved twin tablets flanked by lions surmounted by an openwork crown, on a stippled ground, with an openwork section below holds five narrow tablets each engraved in Hebrew, reverse applied with a German inscription on a slightly later plaque, length 38cm, weight 34oz.
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