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Torah Finials or Rimonim

Decorative Arts and Design

  • Place Made: Northern
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 9 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (25.1 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Morris W. Haft
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pair of silver Torah finials or rimonim. Each with graduated tubular shaft which pierces two concave discs, one smaller than the other. Each disc is hung with a circlet of ball pendants. The shaft is completed by a ball finial. Condition: Good. Some ball pendants missing.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Torah Finials or Rimonim, ca. 1900. Silver, 9 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (25.1 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Morris W. Haft, 49.228.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.49.228.6.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.49.228.6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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