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Torah pointer
Italy (?)
18th century
Silver, cast, pierced, engraved, cut, and partly gilt; coral
L: 17; Diam: 1.4 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0173 ; 149/252


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew
Sirakovich, Tanya, Out of Body: Fragmentation in Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2013

Exhibitions:
Out of Body: Fragmentation in Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Palevsky Design Pavilion, 04/12/2013 - 05/04/2014

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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