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Torah pointer decorated with the Tablets of the Law and the zodiac signs
Poland
1855
Silver, cast, cut, engraved, pierced, and filigree
Inscribed in Hebrew: the Hebrew year 5615 [1855]
L: 29; Diam: 4.5 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: B86.0172 ; 149/251


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:
The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987
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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