George V Sterling Silver Torah Shield (TAS), Joseph Zweig, London, 1919.
The shield is made with scrolled foliate chased border, applied with two pierced pillars, two ramping lions and a Torah crown topped with a Star of David.
The center of the shield is applied with The Tables of The Decalogue which open on hinges to reveal a gilded miniature model of a Torah scroll (later replacement).
Also applied with a hinged plaque box with a silver plaque inscribed in Hebrew “Sabbath” on one side and “Passover” on the other.
Connected with a hanging chain.
Fully hallmarked (several times) for London, England, dated 1919, maker’s mark for Joseph Zweig.
Very good, minor scratches.
850gr / 27.3oz.
30.5cm X 23.5cm / 12in X 9.25in.
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