Pair of Torah Finials
Decorative Arts and Design
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"
Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
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.
This item is not on view
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). Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum 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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