Auction 79 Judaica from the Finkelstein Family Collection
Jun 21, 2021
8 Ramban St, Jerusalem., Israel

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LOT 5:

Torah Pointer – The Netherlands, 1817

Sold for: $2,000
Start price:
$ 2,000
Estimated price:
$4,000 - $6,000
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Torah Pointer – The Netherlands, 1817
Torah pointer. Presumably Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1817.
Silver (fully marked; unidentified maker), cast and engraved.
Dutch Torah pointer. Hexagonal upper section with six scalloped ribs, ending with a spherical knop. The lower part of the pointer is cylindrical and smooth, tapering towards the cuff. Clenched hand, with a long, extended index finger.
A pointer with a similar design made in Amsterdam in 1818 is listed by Rafi Grafman, "Crowning Glory, Silver Torah Ornaments of the Jewish Museum, " New York, item 858.
Length: 23 cm.