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A German silver-gilt Torah Shield, Johann Conrad Weiss, Nuremberg, circa 1725
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A German silver-gilt Torah Shield, Johann Conrad Weiss, Nuremberg, circa 1725
Estimate
40,00060,000
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A German silver-gilt Torah Shield, Johann Conrad Weiss, Nuremberg, circa 1725
with early Hebrew inscription, chased with foliage strapwork and shells on matted ground, with chased gadroon borders, applied with spiral fluted columns topped by lions rampant holding a crown
marked with city and maker's mark on backplate, crown and one bell
height 18 1/2 in.
47 cm
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Catalogue Note

The inscription on the plaque reads: "This is the gift of the humble Hirsch ben Kaufman and his wife the lady Vogel bat Fischl Neulingen."

Johann Conrad Weiss, b. 1670, master 1700, d. 1758, prolific maker of Judaica silver. Two Torah shields listed in Karin Tebbe, et al., Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst 1541-1868, no. 943, pp. 438-439.

Important Judaica, including a Distinguished Private Collection

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New York