Permanent Collection

Torah Shield

Title: Torah Shield
Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (36.8 x 26 cm)
Medium: Silver: die-stamped, chased, engraved, pierced, cast
Credit Line: Presented to Temple Oheb Sholom by Arthur Roscower in memory of his beloved parents, 1921. Gift of the Congregation of Temple Oheb Sholom, Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Object Number: 2015.12.2

Culture: American
Marks: Below left column: [?]/ 1882 / 84 [false Russian marks] STERLING
Inscriptions: Engraved on cartouche: PRESENTED / BY / ARTHUR ROSCOWER / IN MEMORY OF HIS BELOVED PARENTS / 5681 GOLDSBORO 1921 Engraved on parashah plaque: Recto: translation of Hebrew: Rosh Hashanah Verso: translation of Hebrew: Yom Kippur
Classification: Metal
Department: Judaic