DescriptionA MOSHE SMILOVICI SILVER, HARDSTONE AND BONE TORAH POINTER, Tel Aviv, Israel, circa 1953
17-1/4 inches long (43.8 cm)
12.7 troy ounces (gross)
The large Torah pointer (yad) surmounted by a crown finial with teardrop pendants and decorated with multicolored hardstone cabochons throughout the undulating, floral and foliate repoussé handle, leading to a protruding cuff around the bone hand with extending finger, inscribed "Moshe Emet U'Torato Emet" which translates "Moses is Truth, and his Torah is Truth."
Loose joining between sections of the handle, chipping to the hardstones, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age and indicative of use.
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