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(VII) Img. ID: 29081 Torah finials , , Venice, 17??-1811 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Torah finials | Unknown
3a Object Torah finials
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??-1811
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Italy | Veneto | Venice
8 Community Italian
9 Collection Israel | Jerusalem | U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art
| 33 (ON 29 247/2)
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Sanctuary Implements
Priestly Blessing |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1986
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S146361.jpg
20 Description

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

A. The shaft is cylindrical and is mounted over a raised base. The base is decorated with a pattern of leaves enclosed within a volute. The shaft is divided into three decorative bands:the first one bears a wreaths pattern, the second one a geometrical design and the third one is fluted. The body has an hexagonal tower like shape and is mounted over a bowled shaped base. It is surmounted by a concave collar and a dome cap. The body base has an upper edge with a wavy rim and is decorated with a vegetal motif. Each facet of the body is decorated with a floral pattern and in front of each a running parapet is attached. On each facet one of the following Tabernacles^Implemen s is attached : the Priestly^Head^Gear, the Tables^of^ ^Covenant, the Altar,a bunch of grapes, the priestly blessing and a hand holding a pitcher which is pouring oil into a laver. Between the facets a vegetal partition is attached. A chain hangs from each partition carrying a flower-like bell.

The collar is decorated with a geometrical pattern and its upper edge has a petalled like rim. The collar is mounted over a floral disc.

The cap is decorated with fruits,flowers and leaves. The vase like apex bears flowers and is mounted over the cap.

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