Pair of Moroccan parcel-gilt Torah finials
Height: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)
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Octagonal lantern form, chased with scrolling foliage and hung with bells, glazed ogee arches with red and green velvet backing.This type of Rimmonim was used in the Fez and Meknes areas.
By 1993, Michael and Judy Steinhardt, New York [see note]; April 29, 2013, Steinhardt sale, Sotheby’s, New York, lot 326, to a private collector; December 19, 2018, anonymous (consigned by a private collector) sale, Sotheby’s, New York, lot 10, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)
Jetskalina H. Phillips Fund