Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ofrit Rozenberg Ben-Menachem
Torah finials
Iraqi Kurdistan
ca. 1863
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the community, the year of dedication, and a sentence stating that the sale of the finials is prohibited
H: 25.5 cm
Collection of Dr. Erich Brauer, on permanent loan from the Jerusalem Ethnology Society
Accession number: L-B74.0318(a-b) ; 147/251(a-b)
 
 


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