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A PAIR OF NORTH AFRICAN GOLD TORAH FINIALS, PROBABLY MOROCCAN, DATED 1930

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 USD

The Serque Collection

A PAIR OF NORTH AFRICAN GOLD TORAH FINIALS, PROBABLY MOROCCAN, DATED 1930

A PAIR OF NORTH AFRICAN GOLD TORAH FINIALS, PROBABLY MOROCCAN, DATED 1930

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 USD

A PAIR OF NORTH AFRICAN GOLD TORAH FINIALS, PROBABLY MOROCCAN, DATED 1930


the bodies engraved with lengthy Hebrew inscription and hung with pairs of bells on chains, Star of David finials, the staves with beaded borders

height 8¼ in.

21 cm


Both with numerous dents. One star finial detached but present.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


The Hebrew inscription identifies these as a gift in memory of the father and mother of Rabbi Danon (1874-1930). Born in Morocco, he served as Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem 1915-21.