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Title Torah pointer
Related place Austro-Hungarian Monarchy - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1988
Citation Note Hungary
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-30070-0120093
Description The silver torah pointer consists of a hanger, a bar and a pointer. The upper arm is undulating. At the top and the bottom is an undulating ring. The middle part is cylindrical and tapering towards the forearm. It is decorated with wavy pattern and bears a dedicatory inscripiton. It is surmounted by a globular upper joint, which is decorated with geometric pattern and bears a dedicatory inscription. The forearm is cylindrical and tapering towards the pointer. It bears a dedicatory inscription. It terminates with a crenelated cuff and a clenched hand with a straight index finger with a ring. A chain is inserted through a loop at the end of the upper joint. The dedicatory inscription on the upper joint is engraved, and reads: שנת ת"ר"כ"ט" לפק "The year (5)629=1869" The dedicatory inscription on the upper arm is engraved, and reads: קודש הוא ל"ה ממנו עבדה Zion egylet "Zion club" The dedicatory inscription on the forearm is engraved and reads towards the pointer: יעקב שלמה אלבחרי ה"י
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-30070-0120093
System Number 997004298970405171

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