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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1986

The tower-like rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft, a body and an apex

The shaft is cylindrical and tapering. It is mounted over a raised bulbous base. The base is decorated with scroll-work and stemming flowers. The shaft is encircled by two rings at the bottom, between them is a floral pattern, in the middle a ring is flanked by leaves stemming up and down. At the top of the shaft is another ring. The hexagonal body consists of a concave, bowl shaped base, and is surmounted by a domical cap.The base bears a floral decoration with round arches at the top. Bands framed by beaded stripe encircle the bottom and the top of the facets The bands bear jewel like beads. Three facets bear musical instruments surrounded by a garland. The Three others bear medaillions, which are framed by a wreath and a ribbon on the top. One medaillion bears the Ark of convenant with the two outwards facing cherubin heads. Another shows the image of the temple in form of an rotunda elevated on a socle. The entrance is flanked by two columns and is covered by a dome. Another medaillions bears the motif of the lighted menorah, which is supported on a rectangular base. It has an undulating shaft and six branches stemming out of it. The facets are surrounded at the bottom by a band of leaves. At the lower edge of the facets six loops are applied with six bells. One is a jingle, two are european bells and two are conical bells. The body is covered with a domical, tiered cap decorated with a floral pattern.

The apex consists of a vase with two curved handles and a branch of flowers stems out of it.

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1856
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