Auction 81 Collection of Willy Lindwer
Jul 13, 2021
8 Ramban St, Jerusalem., Israel

Orientalia: Jewish Ceremonial Art, Ethnic Jewelry and Printed Items
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LOT 3:

Torah Finials – Morocco – Tedgi Family

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Torah Finials – Morocco – Tedgi Family
Pair of Torah finials. Morocco, [early 20th century].
Silver, cast and engraved; chased.
Torah finials of the tower-shaped variety. Each surmounted by baluster knop, with arms consisting of twisted silver strips. Openwork hexagonal tapering body surmounted by pyramidal, hexagonal dome. Each side retains remnants of floral ornament with four crosswise petals replaced with soldered medallions or Star-of-David-shaped decorations. Two types of bells. Long, hollow cylindrical shafts, engraved with dedicatory Hebrew inscription: "Hakham Jacob son of R. Zohara Tedgi of Blessed Memory."
Height: 28 cm. Good condition. Loose screw joints. Traces of soldering repairs and removal of old decorations.