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Permanent Collection

Torah Finials

Title: Torah Finials
Date:
Artist:
Dimensions: (each) H. 16 ¾ in. (42.5 cm); Diam. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Medium: Silver: cast, chased, pierced, filigree
Credit Line: Gift of Marion Meyer-Robboy and Stanley Robboy in honor of Lawrence J. Wheeler, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art (1994–2018)
Object Number: 2018.3/a–b

Culture: Tunisian, Djerba
Inscriptions: Incised in Hebrew, on shaft of finial A: trans. Yosef Harka Incised in Hebrew, on shaft of finial B: [5]603 [1842/43]
Classification: Metal
Department: Judaic