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Torah finials (tappuhim) with horseshoe-shaped windows

Torah finials (<i>tappuhim</i>) with horseshoe-shaped windows

Torah finials (tappuhim) with horseshoe-shaped windows

Silver, engraved, pierced, cut, partly gilt and painted; glass, paper; manuscript in ink

Inscribed in Hebrew with biblical citations and the names of the craftsmen and the donor, Yihye Ben-Chelouche

H: 29.5; Diam: 6 cm

The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Accession number:

B86.0163(a-b)

147/330(a-b)

Jewish Art and Life
From the Israel Museum publications:

Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew