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(VII) Img. ID: 3393 Torah shield, , Unknown, 18?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

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2 Name/Title Torah shield | Unknown
3a Object Torah shield
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 18??
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Unknown |
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Ukraine | Kiev | Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
| DM 6669
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Tablets of the Law |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 547-24; 550-29; 551-1,2
19a Scan No.
20 Description The silver Torah shield is square and terminates with a semicircular arch. It consists of a plate. In the center of the plaque framed by a solid band are the Tablets of the Covenant, inscribed with the first words of the ten commandments, five in each side. Between them is a rectanangular plaque which depicts in its center a rabbit feeding on foliage. Below is a potted plant and above is an inscription which reads: "שבת##קדש"## "Shabat Qodesh" (holy Sabbath)## Flanking the commandments are two square based columns entwined in a floral vine, topped by a coronet. A semicircular arch connects the columns and is superimposed by a surmounting crown bearing floral and geometric designs. Two potted plants flank the shield. A leaf is located in each of the shields four corners A symmetrical foliate scroll fills the arch. It is topped by a round bud. A solid band frames the shield. The frame of the arch echoes the arch in the composition with an added outer edge of an openwork scalloped foliate scroll.
 
21 Ornamentation
Columns and an arch$$ Vase with scrolls
Hare
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
Structure: Cut##Decoration: niello, repousee, cast. ##Bonding: nailed, folded.##
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 232 mm
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
The Kiev Collection.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
Restorations done in a previous location.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Wien, Kunsthis. Mus., Thora (Ukraine), 1993, (9216), p. 136, no.39.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
034089
45 Temp: Batch Number
034 | 089
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0010138
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
3393
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.10138
:MED : Metal
:MW : 157 mm
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter A.A. (S.H.) 6.1992 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a