A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845
A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845

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A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845
A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845
A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845
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A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845

A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,040

USD

Description

A MINIATURE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT TORAH POINTER, CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1845


tapered spiral form, the finial and knop chased with flowers, the hand emerging from frilled cuff, with chain

marked near base

length of pointer 5 in.

12.7 cm

Condition report

good condition


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Provenance

Probably Reuben David Sassoon (1834-1905), to his great-niece and sister-in-law
Flora Gubbay, Mrs. Solomon David Sassoon (1856-1936), no. 43; to her son
David Solomon Sassoon (1880-1942), to his son
Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent

Exhibited

Possibly Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition, Royal Albert Hall, London, 1887, under "The Sassoon Collection of Hebrew Ecclesiastical Art, exhibited by Reuben D. Sassoon Esq.", no. 2045 "Scroll of the Law. Small... A silver-gilt pointer and chain" or no. 2047 "Scroll of the Law. Small... and small gilt pointer."

Probably London, 1906: Exhibition of Jewish Art and Antiquities, Whitechapel Art Gallery, November 7 to December 16, no. 146, "Pointer; very small; silver-gilt; chased; with chain", lent by Mrs. S.D. Sassoon.