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A RARE WOODEN TORAH POINTER. Probably Hungary, c....

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A RARE WOODEN TORAH POINTER. Probably Hungary, c. 1840. Hand carved grip section decorated with acanthus leaf designs. Main body is painted black with a finely detailed hand section showing details of the fingernails, knuckle creases and folded fingers. Engraved in Hebrew: A GIFT OF OUR FRIEND RABBI CHAIM YEHUDA SON OF ABRAHAM YASHAYA". 9. 8" long. Sold J. Greenstein and Company, Inc. , October 30, 2006, lot 28.