Jewish. <em>Torah Pointer</em>, early 19th century. Silver-plated metal, 9 1/4 x 1 x 1 in. (23.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm). Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.3.jpg)

Torah Pointer


Medium: Silver-plated metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 19th century

Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 1 x 1 in. (23.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)


Accession Number: L50.26.3

Image: L50.26.3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Torah Pointer, silver plated metal. Ball at one end with attached chain connected to cylindrical stem which is twisted and tapers toward the tip; smaller ball finial with flattened, stylized hand with pointing finger at tip. Condition: Fair. Loss of decorative elements in hand, some discoloration of surface.

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