December 17, 05:06 PM GMT
15,000 - 25,000 USD
A PAIR OF DUTCH SILVER-GILT AND JEWEL-SET FILIGREE TORAH FINIALS, HEDDE BUYS, SCHOONHOVEN, 1840-57
octagonal baluster form hung with two rows of bells, crown and ball finials, the staves engraved with scrolling foliage, set with numerous stones including amethysts, citrines, garnets, opals and turquoises, engraved around the staves Philip Salomons Esqr,
marked on center sections and panels of top sections with maker and Dutch standard mark
height 13 1/2 in.
London, 1906: Exhibition of Jewish Art and Antiquities, Whitechapel Art Gallery, November 7 to December 16, no. 141, lent by Mrs. S.D. Sassoon.