Decorative Arts and Design
11 5/8 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (29.5 x 29.8 x 29.8 cm) (show scale)
On base: "STERLING"; "J. SZEKMAN"; flower and fish
Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus
Torah Crown (keter), parcel gilt silver, openwork crown, an eagle mounted on crest, upper crown hung with pendant bells, panels of upper sphere stamped with foliage, stamped panels of lower crown alternate with rampant lions and flowers, base rim stamped with wreath and two Hebrew inscriptions of names which read: "Peige Karpak" and "Ruben Karpak".
Condition: Good, one stag's head restored, one bell missing (previous to purchase).
This item is not on view
J. Szekman. Torah Crown, 1860. Silver, 11 5/8 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (29.5 x 29.8 x 29.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus, 49.228.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.15_bw.jpg)
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