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Torah Pointer (Yad), 17th or 18th century

This is a Torah pointer (Yad). It is dated 17th or 18th century and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Miss Ruth Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ruth Friedman in memory of Harry G. Friedman.

Its dimensions are

Overall: H x diam.: 30.1 x 4 cm (11 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.) Shaft: H x diam.: 30.1 x 1 cm (11 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

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Torah Pointer (Yad), 17th or 18th century; silver; Overall: H x diam.: 30.1 x 4 cm (11 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.) Shaft: H x diam.: 30.1 x 1 cm (11 7/8 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Ruth Friedman in memory of Harry G. Friedman; 1966-3-14

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