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(VII) Img. ID: 16322 Great Synagogue in Fălticeni - Main prayer hall - Torah Ark, , Fălticeni, 1868 edit  
Category: Jewish Architecture

General Document

2 Name/Title Great Synagogue in Fălticeni - Main prayer hall - Torah Ark | Unknown
3a Object Torah ark
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Aharon and Moses (Torah ark makers) (Unknown)
5 Date 1868
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Romania | Moldavia | Fălticeni
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Unknown |
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Romania | Moldavia | Fălticeni
| 149 Ana Ipătescu St.
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Eagle, double-headed displayed
Two griffins
Two lions
Tablets of the Law
Romania, coat of arms
Lion |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 2010
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The great multi-tiered wooden carved Torah ark, made in 1868, correlated with architectural details of construction of the prayer hall. The Torah ark is built as a volumetric structure in the form of a canopy. The main panel of the Torah Ark is designed as a complex three-level architectural construction, decorated with a large number of columns, gilded wood carvings, false veils - lambrequins, heraldic eagle, griffins, lions and birds. The heraldic eagle, which crowned the upper part of the Torah ark, is located on the vault. Coat of arms and flag of Romania and Wallachia situated on the ceiling canopy.

Inscriptions: שנת כבוד כלילת יופי לפק

The year 5628 (1868)

מעשה ידינו להתפאר היא אהרון ומשה

The work of our hands for to be proud of, Aaron and Moses

ועשית כפורתזהב טהור

And thou shall make a mercy seat of pure gold (Exodus 25:17)

21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a