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(VII) Img. ID: 30900 Book binding , Description, Italy, 18?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Book binding | Unknown
3a Object Book binding
3b Object Detail Description
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 18??
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Italy
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Jerusalem | Umberto Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art (IJAM)
| 163 (ON133)
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Moses striking the rock (See also under: Moses striking the rock Evronot, Book of) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S147231
20 Description The rectangular silver book^binding consists of an upper and a lower covers, a spine and one clasp. The upper and lower covers bears a central decorated shell inlaid in the golded silver cover. The cover is cutting and form an internal weavy frame and it is decorated by blacked smalls flowers and leaves. The cover is framed by a straight bar. The inlaid shells bears on the two covers oval frames containing differents scenes. On the upper cover is represented the biblical scene of Moses^strucking^the^Rock. Moses is standing with a beared man at the left side of the scene and a group of six person are on the right side. On the back is depicted a rock with a squirt of water fluxed from it and forming a small river. Moses hold a large stick, he is facing to the group at the other side of river, and looking backward. The group is composed by a man carring a jar, a women giving water to two childrens, a man collecting water from the squirt, an other from the river and a dog drinking water. The lower cover bears an oval frame depicting in the center two empty cartuche topped by a crown and interlaced scroll below them. Two branches attached at the bottom circumvolve inside the frame. The convex spine is decorated by interlaced scrolls and flowers forming a central medallion bearing the word: prieres. The single clasp is composed by two circles decorated by little flowers and framed by an undulating bar . The border of the pages is golded and decorated by a lozange pattern filled with vegetal motifs.
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