J. Szekman. <em>Torah Crown</em>, 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)

Torah Crown

Artist:J. Szekman

Medium: Silver

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Dates:1860

Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (29.5 x 29.8 x 29.8 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8B

Accession Number: 49.228.15

Image: 49.228.15_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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).

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