Late 19th Century German Silver Mezuzah by Adolf Mayer
Silver Mezuzah by Adolf Mayer, Germany, circa 1890.
Decorated with a bolt lion head on the top, skin fish design on the midsection, and flowers 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.
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Height: 4.34 in. (11 cm)
Width: 0.99 in. (2.5 cm)