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Europe 1300 - 1800

Unit 9: Lesson 4

Dutch Republic

Early Dutch Torah Finials

Pair of Torah Finials, 1649, silver, parcel gilt, 42.5 cm high, made in Rotterdam (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). A conversation with Simona Di Nepi, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Curator of Judaica, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Beth Harris. Part of a partnership with the Center for Netherlandish Art at the MFA Boston and Smarthistory. Created by Smarthistory.

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