SASSOON: A Golden Legacy

SASSOON: A Golden Legacy

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A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH POINTER, PROBABLY GERMAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Auction Closed

December 17, 05:06 PM GMT

Estimate

1,000 - 2,500 USD

Lot Details

Description

A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER TORAH POINTER, PROBABLY GERMAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY


tapered spiral form, the finial engraved “Philip Salomons Esqr”, the gilt hand probably later, with chain

marked on ring with maker’s mark VM?, town mark not clear

length of pointer 8 3/4 in.

22 cm

Philip Salomons (1796-1867), sold at his death to
Reuben David Sassoon (1834-1905), to his great-niece and sister-in-law
Flora Gubbay, Mrs. Solomon David Sassoon (1856-1936), no. 41; to her son
David Solomon Sassoon (1880-1942), to his son
Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent