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Torah pointer with curved finger pointer
Lissa, Poland
1728
Artist: Noah Joel Feivish
Silver, repoussé and engraved
Inscribed in Hebrew: "The hand of Joseph Halevi, crowned with success, donated in the name of his son Abraham on the eve of R[osh] H[ashana] [5]488 [1728]. Made by Noah Joel Feivish, silversmith of Lissa."
L: 17.5; Diam: 1.8 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: B86.0178 ; 149/257


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

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

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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