A CONTINENTAL SILVER TORAH SHIELD
Probably Hamburg, 19th century, maker's mark CT.
Shaped rounded rectangular, the top with crown, the center with Tablets of the Law, crown above, flanked by vine wrapped columns, centering compartment with four double sided interchangeable plaques for the holidays, the sides chased with foliage on matted ground, reverse with suspension chain--9in. (24.7cm.) high, 13oz.