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  Torah Finials  
  North Africa, 19th century (?)  
  Silver: hammered, chased, enameled, pierced, cast  
  h: 25.4 cm w: 5.5 cm   
  Maker: Unknown  
  [1986.185]  
 
  Local architectural forms frequently influence the design of Torah finials.  The minaret shape, ogee-shaped windows and enamel decoration are all characteristic of North African architecture.

 
 

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  Torah Finials, Central Europe, ca. 1730  
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