Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avi Ganor
Torah finials (tappuhim) with horseshoe-shaped windows
Fez or Meknes, Morocco
Silver, repoussé and engraved; paper and glass
Inscribed in Hebrew: “This is the Torah for the repose of the beautiful soul Zohara Soniago, who rests in the Garden of Eden”
H: 29.8; Diam: 5.6 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: B86.0165(a-b) ; 147/332(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