Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah scroll case and finials
Calcutta, India
Made in China
ca. 1924
Case: Wood covered in silver, repoussé and punched
H: 87 cm
Finials: silver, cast, repoussé, and engraved
H: 23.5 cm
Hebrew inscription inside the case notes that it was donated in memory of Elijah Mordechai Avraham Ha-Cohen, who passed away in the city of Bhagalpur
Gift of the Neveh Shalom synagogue, Calcutta
Accession number: B94.0656, B94.0655(a-b) ; 145/041, 147/366(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