Decorative Arts and Design
9 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (24.8 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
Hebrew inscriptions on handle which read, "Donated by Rabbi Judah Daca in the year 1851" [see catalogue sheet in Decorative Arts departmental files for Hebrew]
Purchased with funds given by Elizabeth A. Goodman
Chased silver baluster-form Torah pointer with ball handle engraved with blossoms and Hebrew inscriptions, cuffed hand with ring on index finger.
This item is not on view
Torah Pointer, 1851. Silver, 9 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (24.8 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Elizabeth A. Goodman, 49.228.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.16.jpg)
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