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A rare pair of German silver Torah Finials, Johannes Beekman Hayens, Emden, circa 1800
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
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A rare pair of German silver Torah Finials, Johannes Beekman Hayens, Emden, circa 1800
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A rare pair of German silver Torah Finials, Johannes Beekman Hayens, Emden, circa 1800
modeled in the form of the tower on the town hall of the city of Emden, wide square borders tooled with trellis supporting octagonal towers with clock faces on four sides, two-tiered cupola tops, hung with bells in apertures
marked with city and maker's mark on staves, also Dutch control mark for foreign work
height 15 1/2 in.
39.4 cm
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Catalogue Note

Johannes Beekman Hayens (W. Scheffler Goldschmiede Niedersachsens I, no. 180), son of silversmith Hans Epps Hayens, apprenticed to his father 1780's, master 1792, alderman 1803-04. These finials are copied from the central tower of the town hall of Emden, the tops relate to Neue Kirche in Emden, built in 1648.

Important Judaica, including a Distinguished Private Collection

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New York