79. A Parcel Gilt Torah Crown

Poland/Jerusalem, c. 1840. The lower band with applied cut cartouches, each one with a different scriptural epithet praising the Torah. This base is attached to the upper portion with six lattice cut silver over gilded ribs, alternating with six snakes, each holding a bell. Engraved in Hebrew along ribs indicating that it was donated by Yaakov, son of Meir. 12.1” tall.

Estimate: $50,000 – $70,000