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Torah Crown

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Chased parcel-gilt
  • Place Made: Germany
  • DATES ca. 1840
    DIMENSIONS 11 5/8 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (29.5 x 29.8 x 29.8 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Alvin S. Rosenson
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Torah Crown, ca. 1840. Chased parcel-gilt, 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 Alvin S. Rosenson, 49.228.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.49.228.2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.49.228.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Torah Crown (Keter), chased parcel-gilt. Arched circular base surmounted by six galleried strapwork staves, joined by cyma-curved foliations hung with small bells, and crested with a smaller crown hung with acorns and having a pomegranate finial. Condition: Good, one small pendant missing.
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