A PAIR OF LARGE DUTCH PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH FINIALS, ARNOLDUS VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, 1757
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A PAIR OF LARGE DUTCH PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH FINIALS, ARNOLDUS VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, 1757

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

The Serque Collection

A PAIR OF LARGE DUTCH PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH FINIALS, ARNOLDUS VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, 1757

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Sold:50,000USD

Lot Details

Description

A PAIR OF LARGE DUTCH PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH FINIALS, ARNOLDUS VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, 1757


octagonal of four tiers with large bell surrounded by smaller bells, applied with gilt flower or foliate motifs on lambrequins and with crestings of floral cartouches alternating with shells, crown and bud finials, the staves with octagonal knops applied with flowerhead and leaf motifs

marked under bases

height 18¾ in.

47.8 cm



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Condition Report

Each with one small bell missing; the flat panels near the top both pierced with holes which no longer function.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Furman Collection, JAF no. 130, Treasures of Jewish Art, pp. 28-9

Catalogue Note

A pair of similar Finails by Johannes Schouten, Amsterdam, 1768, is on loan to the Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam. See Gifts from the Heart, no. 25, pp. 176-77.

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