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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1992

The silver Torah Pointer consists of a bar, a pointer and an hanger.

The cylindrical bar with twisted line around it is divided into upper and lower arms by globular joint. The joint is divided into two parts by an orizontal band that bears small squares. Each part of the joint is decorated with floral motifs but the upper part is decorated in open-wark. A smaller identical joint terminates the bar. Another identical joint surmounts the bar and it's two parts are decorated with floral motifs in open-wark. In the upper there are also a deer, a squirrel and an unicorn. The upper joint is topped by a small ring shaped hanger with a larger ring ettached to it. The bar terminates with a conical cuff with a clenched hand with partly broken index finger.

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Torah pointer | Unknown
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Date
17??-18??
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