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

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 2,500 USD

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

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

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 2,500 USD

Lot sold:

3,024

USD

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

As noted re: hand, repaired below finial.


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.

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