Torah finial decorated with crown and double-headed eagle

Pressburg, Austria-Hungary
19th century
Silver, repoussé, punched, and engraved
H: 26; Diam: 8 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 4175
Accession number: B50.02.0820;147/087
One of a pair, the mate is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav