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A silver Torah crown, near Eastern, possibly Greek, Early to mid 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
31
A silver Torah crown, near Eastern, possibly Greek, Early to mid 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A silver Torah crown, near Eastern, possibly Greek, Early to mid 19th century
flat-chased with scrolling foliage on matted ground, the base with a band of lozenges alternating with flowerheads, the top with riveted serrated leaf-tip rim, the front with  gilt plaque with knot motif
apparently unmarked
diameter 7 1/2 in.
90 cm
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Provenance

A very similar crown described as Ottoman Empire dated 1814 is in the Gross Family Collection.

Catalogue Note

This crown recalls one in the Jewish Museum, New York, catalogued as possibly Rhodes, 1839/40, see Rafi Grafman, Crowning Glory, Silver Torah Ornaments of the Jewish Museum, New  York, no. 500, p 285 and illustrated on the dust jacket.

Important Judaica

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New York