AN ISRAELI SCULPTURAL SILVER TORAH POINTER WITH LION, AVI BIRAN, JERUSALEM, CIRCA 2000 |
1,500 - 2,500 USD
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- signed with monogram and name in English and in Hebrew, stamped Israel 925
- length 10 inches
- 25.4 cm
tapered flat pointer set with cabochon red stone, arching from two paw feet and a lion's body silhouette with red stone eyes, frosted finish
Avi Biran was born in Israel in 1964. He studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, and won the Bezalel Prize for outstanding achievements and the Lucman Prize for Judaica. He was also awarded the Jesselson Prize for Contemporary Judaica Design by the Israel Museum.