SASSOON: A Golden Legacy

SASSOON: A Golden Legacy

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A PAIR OF DUTCH SILVER-GILT FILIGREE TORAH FINIALS, MID 19TH CENTURY

Auction Closed

December 17, 05:06 PM GMT

Estimate

10,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A PAIR OF DUTCH SILVER-GILT FILIGREE TORAH FINIALS, MID 19TH CENTURY


three-tiered hexagonal form hung with bells, chased crown and bud finials, solid staves engraved with tightly scrolling ornament and name P. Salomons Esqr in center

staves with post-1852 Dutch control mark, otherwise apparently unmarked, the engraving on the staves possibly added in England when acquired by Philip Salomons

height 10 3/4 in.

27.4 cm

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), to her son
David Solomon Sassoon (1880-1942), to his son
Rabbi Solomon David Sassoon of Letchworth (1915-1985), and by descent
Another pair of very similar Dutch silver-gilt filigree Torah Finials from the Salomons collection also descended in the Sassoon family, sold Sotheby’s, Tel Aviv, October 27, 2000, lot 36.