Torah finials decorated with a leaf pattern

Pressburg, Austria-Hungary
1813
Silversmith: Fredericus Becker senior (active ca. 1800–26)
Silver, repoussé, pierced, and machine-turned
H: 27; Diam: 9 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 4335, 4384
Accession number: B50.02.0704(a-b);147/026
Most of the bells and the emblems of the Austrian Empire that were originally atop the finials are missing.

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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