A SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER WITH JEWELS AND ENAMEL, PROBABLY GERMAN, 18TH/19TH CENTURY |
7,000 - 10,000 USD
bidding is closed
- length 7 1/4 in.
- 18.4 cm
the octagonal shaft engraved with Hebrew inscriptions, later fitted with a gold and enamel hand, wearing a ruby and diamond bracelet, spherical spice compartment terminal
The inscription reads: "A memento of love sent to Jerusalem of Gold. Dedicated to God for use in the study house Zayit Ra'anan in Yeshivat Etz Hayyim, Jerusalem, on behalf of the child Jehiel Raphael ben Aryeh Leib Mushin ben Nehamah Sarah- may his hands and heart be faithful to God- as a remembrance in the Temple of God, selah."