Fine antique silver Mezuzah, Germany, circa 1890.
Decorated with a Star of David on the top, foliage design on the midsection, and the rising sun at the bottom. Marked on the back with German silver hallmarks and with the maker's mark.
The Mezuzah is a tiny receptacle that houses a parchment scroll which contains two verses from the scriptures. It is attached to the doorway of every Jewish home.
Every item in Menorah Galleries is accompanied by a Lifetime Certificate of Authenticity and additional documentation and information regarding the individual artifact and its culture.
Height: 3.35 in. (8.5 cm)
Width: 1.19 in. (3 cm)