Torah finials surmounted by double-headed eagles
Pressburg, Austria-Hungary
Silversmith: Fredericus Becker senior (active ca. 1800–26)
Silver, repoussé, pierced, chased, and machine-turned
H: 24; Diam: 8.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 4587, 4669
Accession number: B50.02.0706(a-b) ; 147/024

The double-headed eagle on one finial and most of the bells are missing.

See similar Torah finials made by the same silversmith.

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

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