Used in the Great Synagogue of Sydney, Australia
Silver, repoussé, pierced, engraved, and partly gilt
H: 45.8; Diam: 29 cm
Gift of Charles Michael, San Francisco, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B13.0555(a-b)
The design by master William Spackman was inspired by the traditional, elaborate tower-shaped finials, popular in the 17th and the early 18th century in Amsterdam, the city of origin of many of England's Sephardi Jews.