Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah scroll case and finials
India
Case: wood covered with silver, repoussé, and beads; inside: painted handwriting and decorations on glass
H: 70; Diam: 26.5 cm
Finials: silver, repoussé and cast
H: 18.2; W: 4.7 cm
Case inscribed in Hebrew with a dedication in memory of the late Yehezkel Barukh Ya’akov Yitzhak Yehezkel, the synagogue gabbai (treasurer), granting the owner permission to remove the case from synagogue
Gift in memory of Abraham Sharon (Sheri), emissary of the Jewish Agency in India, through his widow, Hava, and daughters Ruth and Daphna, Haifa
Accession number: B03.0772, B03.0773(a-b) ; 145/064, 147/413(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