Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Torah finials in paisley leaf shape
Yazd, Persia
ca. 1927
Silver, repoussé; paper, handwritten in ink; glass
Inscribed in Hebrew with the Ten Commandments and “I am ever mindful of the LORD’s presence . . . [Ps 16: 8]”
H: 30; W: 9.5 cm
Gift of Eliezer Ben-Dov, Tehran
Accession number: B52.04.3601(a-b) ; 147/115

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