Ornament of the Ten Commandments tablets supported by two lions
Jewish Art and Symbolism
- Object Type
Devotional objects (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ingo Zechner
Pressed metal coat of arms style plaque of the 10 Commandments found with the papers of Cacilia and Stefanie Klarfeld. The use and owner of the plaque are unknown. The tablets have the 10 Commandments embossed in Hebrew and are flanked by the rampant Lion of Judah. Cacilia Klarfeld was imprisoned in Theresienstadt concentration camp in German occupied Czechoslovakia from 1943 until the camps liberation in May 1945.
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Also in Cacilie and Stefanie Klarfeld family collection
The collection consists of a plaque, correspondence, documents, identification cards, and photographs relating to the experiences of Cacilie Klarfeld and Stefanie Klarfeld, originally from Vienna, Austria, including during the Holocaust when Cäcilie was deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp in German occupied Czechoslovakia.
Documents, photographs, correspondence and identification cards issued/written to Cäcilie Klarfeld and Stefanie Klarfeld who were originally from Vienna, Austria. Cäcilie Klarfeld was deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp where she was liberated.