Charity Society Torah finial decorated with vegetal motifs and a Hebrew inscription
Second half of the 19th century
Silver, repoussé, pierced, and engraved
Abbreviated Hebrew inscription signifies: "To the Charity Society"
H: 18; Diam: 10 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 4219
Accession number: B50.02.0815
The mate finial is missing, as well as most of the bells.
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir