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A Galician silver and gilt-metal Torah Crown, dated 1811
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LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
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70

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR

A Galician silver and gilt-metal Torah Crown, dated 1811
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Judaica

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A Galician silver and gilt-metal Torah Crown, dated 1811
the gilt-metal frame applied with cast rococo silver bands, the top supported by eight lions rampant regardant alternating with birds, the matching top with five lions rampant supporting a canopy with spread eagle finial, hung with a lower rows of bells and an upper row of drops, and with one large and one small bell within, the top with Hebrew inscription, fitted with sliding sockets and with velvet-covered stand
10 7/8 in.
70.6 cm
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Provenance

Falk Goldschmidt, b. April 28, 1836 in Grebenstein, d. June 4, 1901 in Frankfurt am Main, to his son;
Julius Goldschmidt, b. November 27, 1882 in Frankfurt am Main, d. November 18, 1964 in London, to his son; 
the present owner

Catalogue Note

The inscription reads "The crown of Torah, the crown of priesthood, the crown of kingship and the crown of a good name." The date is inscribed as [5]571 = 1811.

This crown is similar to two in the Jewish Museum, New York, cat. nos. 469 and 470, pp. 270, 273, inscribed with dates 1809/10 and 1810/11 respectively.

Important Judaica

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New York