View full screen - View 1 of Lot 34. A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1860.
34

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1860

Estimate:

6,000 - 9,000 USD

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1860

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1860

Estimate:

6,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot sold:

47,880

USD

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1860


the upper part with spiralled ribbons over engraved running leaves, the lower part engraved with overlapping leaves, cuffed hand terminal with two diamond rings, the tip of the finger also set with a diamond, crown finial with chain

marked below crown

length 12 3/4 in.

32.4 cm

good condition


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.

Reuben David Sassoon (1834-1905), to his great-niece and sister-in-law
Flora Gubbay, Mrs. Solomon David Sassoon (1856-1936), no. 38; to her son
David Solomon Sassoon (1880-1942), to his son
Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent
London, 1887: Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition, Royal Albert Hall, "The Sassoon Collection of Hebrew Ecclesiastical Art, exhibited by Reuben D. Sassoon Esq." under no. 2036 "Scroll of the Law...silver-gilt pointer, with two diamond rings on the hand and chain", illustrated opposite p. 115.