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Pair of Austro-Hungarian Silver Torah Finials (Rimmonim)

Auction:
2966T
Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Sale #2966T - 2966T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Pair of Austro-Hungarian Silver Torah Finials (Rimmonim), late 19th/20th century, ball-top surmounted by a crown, foliate pierced and cast motifs with bells, tapered shaft with engine-turned band, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 24.0 troy oz.
From the Collection of Congregation Mishkan Tefila
Estimate $300-500

Overall good. Lacquered, one crown slightly bent, misisng one bell.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Torah Finials, Bible, Book of Exodus, Jewish culture, Old Testament, Rimmon, Tabernacle