<em>Pair of Torah Pointers</em>, 20th century. Silver, semiprecious stones, Without chain: 10 1/4 x 5/8 x 5/8 in. (26 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Mrs. Elsie Socolof and Mr. Joel E. Rothenberg, 49.228.17a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.17a_PS2.jpg)

Pair of Torah Pointers

Medium: Silver, semiprecious stones

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:20th century

Dimensions: Without chain: 10 1/4 x 5/8 x 5/8 in. (26 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm) Chain: 12 in. (30.5 cm)


Accession Number: 49.228.17a-b

Image: 49.228.17a_PS2.jpg,a

Catalogue Description:
Pair of Torah pointers, silver. Each: ring finial and shaft decorated with applied filigree and semiprecious stones, chain attached to ring, plain cylindrical stem engraved with cartouche of Hebrew inscription which reads, "Bezalel, Jerusalem" [Bezalel School of Art; see catalogue sheet in Decorative Arts departmental files for Hebrew], pointer in conventional hand form with extended index finger. Condition: Fair, discoloration.

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