Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Torah finials in Yemenite style
Jerusalem
Late 19th – early 20th century
Silver, gilt and filigree
Inscribed in Hebrew on one finial: “The teaching of the Lord is p(erfect) [Ps. 19:8]” and on the other: David Levi
H: 22; Diam: 3.1 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0162(a-b) ; 147/329(a-b)
 
 

Publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir