Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah scroll case and finials
Calcutta, India
Made in China
Case: wood covered with silver, repoussé, partly gilt, and inlaid with enamel
H: 93; Circ: 83.5 cm
Finials: silver, repoussé, punched, and partly gilt
H: 21.5; Circ: 17 cm
Gift of the Neveh Shalom synagogue, Calcutta
Accession number: B94.0540, B94.0542 (a-b) ; 145/052, 147/365(a-b)
 
 

Publications:
Slapak, Orpa, ed., The Jews of India: A Story of Three Communities, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1995, 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