Medium: Silver-plated brass
Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 1/4 in. (39.7 x 29.5 x 0.6cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 7C
Accession Number: L50.26.1
Catalogue Description: Silver-plated brass torah shield. Cartouche form with crown finial; at center, Tablets of Law flanked by lions standing on scrolling vines; beneath lions the frame for holiday plaques (holiday plaque now missing); scrolls and vines decorated both sides of support; at bottom framed medallion bearing Yiddish inscription indicating names and date (1898), Rococo style. Condition: Good, holiday plaque missing.