Torah finial decorated with emblem of the Austrian Empire

Hungary, Austrian Empire
First half of the 19th century
Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt
H: 38; Diam: 15 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 4970
Accession number: B50.02.0823;147/088
One of a pair, the mate finial is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav