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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1992

The silver Torah shield is square and terminates with a semi-circular arch. It consists of a plate.

In square plaque terminating with an ogee shaped arch is located in the center. The plaque has six rectangular framed boxes. Each bears a single word of the dedicatory inscription. The square linear letters read from right to left:

"נאום##במהר )במורינו הרבי(##יעקב##אליהו##יוסף##יצי (צילהו ?)"

"Signed by our teacher the Rabbi Jacob Elijah Joseph may he be saved"

Two lions rampant regardant flank the plaque. Below the plaque is a cartouche bearing an inscription, the square outline letters read:

"שנת תקנואו" "

The year [5]563 (1803)."

Symmetrical foliate scroll pattern stems from two vertical branches above the plaque and frames the composition, filling the empty areas. A solid band frames the shield.

There are two holes for a hanging chain in the two upper corners.

Name/Title
Torah shield | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
1803
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Unknown |
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Structure: cut##Decoration: repousse, engraved, punched ##Inscription: engraved. Bonding: nailed.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
194mm
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
The Torah shield has broken edges and a hole, it has been partially restored.
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
None
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
The Kiev Collection.
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| P.F. (S.H.) 6.1992
Author of description
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.