103. A Rare and Important Parcel Gilt Torah Shield

A rare and important parcel gilt torah shield. Germany, c. 1690/1720. Hand cut lattice work laid on gilded background. Decorated with double headed eagle, portion plaque holder and a crown. Marked f.h. (maker) 10.4” tall. Provenance: parke-bernet, february 14, 1957, lot 129, the collection of tullio castelbolognesi and then sotheby’s, october 10, 1974 lot 25. Estimate $60,000 – 70,000