Pair of Torah Finials
13 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (34.3 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
On base: "800", maker's mark "H 6"
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Loaned by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
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Jewish. Pair of Torah Finials, 1920s. Silver-plated metal, 13 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (34.3 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm). Loaned by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.5a-b_bw.jpg)
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Pair of Torah finials, silver-plated metal, openwork, floral motifs on finials resting on top of sphere, upper sphere decorated with floral motifs in openwork, lower sphere gadrooned, each sphere hung with six bells, stem gadrooned like lower sphere, base embossed with stylized leaves joining stem and conical foot.
Condition: Fair. Finials bent, one bell missing.
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