Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah finials
Persia
Silver, repoussé and engraved; parchment, handwritten in ink, and gold powder; glass
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Moses charged us with the Teaching . . .[Deut 33:4]” and “This is the Teaching that Moses set before the Israelites [Deut 4:44]”
H: 26.5; W: 8.5; Th: 5 cm
Purchase, Dr. Heinrich Feuchtwanger Fund, through Frederick M. Mayer, New York
Accession number: B65.05.0216(a-b) ; 147/204(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