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Item ID   5381    
Open more fields Accession Number   2008.2.1 similar items
Category   Jewish Life -- Synagogue and Communal Life similar items
Item Type   Torah Finial similar items
Title   Torah Finial similar items
Open more fields Creation Place   Iran or Iraq similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1801 - 1900 similar items
Physical Description   Silver, cast, stamped, and engraved; bulb shape with conical top surmounted by hand-shaped finial; six chains with bell-shaped pendants hanging from conical top section; engraved leaf motif within six separate engraved border frames;long slender stem with inscription in Hebrew letters. similar items
Description   Hand-shaped ("hamsah") silver Torah finial with bells for sound production. Inscribed in Hebrew: ק לה מאת מאיר חי לוי הי"ו לע"ן לאה די לוי ("Dedicated to God by Meir Chay Levy in memory of Leah de Levy"). similar items
Medium   silver, chased similar items
Script   Hebrew similar items
Language   Hebrew similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=5381 similar items
Link to Flickr.com   http://www.flickr.com/photos/magnesmuseum/4708968835/    
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