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A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER TORAH POINTER WITH BAR MITZVAH INSCRIPTION, MAKER'S MARK MB?, LONDON, 1927

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,500 USD

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER TORAH POINTER WITH BAR MITZVAH INSCRIPTION, MAKER'S MARK MB?, LONDON, 1927

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER TORAH POINTER WITH BAR MITZVAH INSCRIPTION, MAKER'S MARK MB?, LONDON, 1927

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot sold:

3,276

USD

A LARGE ENGLISH SILVER TORAH POINTER WITH BAR MITZVAH INSCRIPTION, MAKER'S MARK MB?, LONDON, 1927


in Polish style, the upper section engraved with Hebrew inscription, the remainder chased with scrolling foliage on matted grounds, ball finial with chain. Together with a silver-gilt pointer set with gems and chased with foliage on matted ground, possibly Eastern European, alterations, 2 pieces.

length of pointer 11 3/4 in.

30 cm

The first good condition; the second as noted re: alterations, squashed finial, lacking several stones.


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.

Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent

Upper inscription: “A gift to the lad Solomon ben David Sassoon on the day he turns thirteen, 5 Elul [5]688 [August 21, 1928]”


Lower inscription: “from his friend, Raphael David ben Isaac de Sola.”