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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1991
The silver tower-like rimon consists of a shaft, a body a head and an apex. The cylindrical shaft is supported by a convex base,mounted over a round plinth.The plinth is decorated in geometrical,circumferential and linear patern. The shaft bears a dedicatory inscription in filled square letters,which reads from bottom to top: "ק"ל" )קודש ל...( ## שלום ## בובליל ## ס"ט" )ספיה טב( "Dedicated to Shalom Buvlil May his end be good" The shaft is surmounted by a convex body base mounted over a ring. The body consists of a body base and a main section. The body base is decorated on its upper part with diagonal lines,which forms triangles,in circumferential way. Each triangle bears a leaf shaped decoration. The tappering tower like main section is mounted over a convex body base. It has six facets. Each facet is divided into three horizontal registers. The bottom register is decorated with a horse-shoe window, within which hangs a pendent,cast flower . The windows are surrounded by a foliate patern. The middle register is decorated with a window, within which is an unrecognized motif. The windows are surrounded by a foliate patern. The top register has a flower motif on each facet. The registers and facets are seperated from one another by plain horizontal bands. Six chains with bells are attached to the lower corners of the facets. The body is surmounted by a dome shaped head. The undulating apex is mounted over the head.
Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
19??
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Silver ##Hammered,cast## Sawed,engraved ## Folded with centeral bar
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
450mm(overall); 135mm(shaft)
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
97mm(overall); 25.4mm(shaft)
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
One flower pendant is missing. Only one rimon remained.
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
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
See Rimon no. 6401. Both the rimonim were used as a couple on one Torah case.
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| D.U. 11.1991
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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.