A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861
A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861

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A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861
A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861
A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861
A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861
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A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861

Estimate:

7,000 - 10,000 USD

A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861

A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861

Estimate:

7,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot sold:

13,860

USD

Description

A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT MINIATURE TORAH CROWN, JOSEPH ANGELL, LONDON, 1861


formed as an Imperial crown with band of palmettes, textured "cap", studded ribs and scroll finials, the baseband set with red and green stones, the underside with two sockets for rods and hung with four bells, all chased with scrolling foliage

fully marked on cap

height 3 3/4 in.

9.5 cm

Condition report

fissure to one bell, some ribs bent in and up; possibly an old repair below finial, otherwise 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.

Provenance

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

Exhibited

London, 1887: Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition, Royal Albert Hall, "The Sassoon Collection of Hebrew Ecclesiastical Art, exhibited by Reuben D. Sassoon Esq.", part of no. 2052, "Small Crown for Scrolls of the Law - Two; silver gilt; closed; one studded with coloured stones"

London, 1906: Exhibition of Jewish Art and Antiquities, Whitechapel Art Gallery, November 7 to December 16, no. 162, lent by Mrs. S.D. Sassoon.