Lot 11
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A PAIR OF GEORGIAN SILVER LARGE TORAH FINIALS, ASSAY MASTER IGOR BLOMBERG, TIFLIS, 1880 |

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30,000 - 50,000 USD
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Description

  • marked on staves and bodies
  • height 17 in.
  • 43.2 cm
with long inscriptions on spherical tops, hung with two rows of bells, knopped staves, all chased with panels of flowering foliage

Catalogue Note

Each with three roundels. One finial with text of the 10 Commandments, second with kabbalistic prayer, psalm 121, and other verses, plus an inscription that reads: "These finials were engraved by the holy community of Surami Thursday, 4 Tishrei [5]641 [September 9, 1880]." On one finial, a roundel bears the name of Abraham Jabi (?).

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