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(VII) Img. ID: 4161 Laver, , Eastern Europe, 18?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

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2 Name/Title Laver | Unknown
3a Object Laver
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 Europe | Eastern Europe
| ?
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod
| 173
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Magen David
Two fish
Naphtali (Tribes/Sons of Israel)
Dan (Tribes/Sons of Israel)
Zebulun (Tribes/Sons of Israel)
Benjamin (Tribes/Sons of Israel) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Salmon, Naomi
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 3-2,1,0
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The Copper Laver consists of a body and two handles. The round body has straight bottom and its edge is widening outwards. The two flat handles are placed close together. It is decorated in the centre from right to left: a bunch of grapes; a candlestick with a candle with a flame; two fishes (the upper looking left, the lower looking right) and three Star of David above. on both sides of the central Star of David is written:

"כשר")מצד ימין( "לפסח" )מצד שמאל( "kosher" (on the right) "for Passover" (on the left).

Below there is a band divided into sections. each one bearing inscription (from right to left):

" ראובן; לוי שמעון; יהודה; יששכר; זבולון; בנימין; דן; נפתלי; גד; אאר; מנחם; אפרים"

Reuben; Levi and Simeon; Juda; Issachar; Zebulun; Benjamin; Dan; Naphtali; Gad; Asher; Menaahem; Ephraim

On the upper part, there is a wavy hand. each section depicts (from the right to the left): sun rising from the sea (facing left); jug and sword (?); a lion; a kid; a boat; a wolf (facing left); a snake (facing left); a deer (facing right); a boat; a plant; a palm; two branches of grapes; The depictions above correspond with the inscriptions below.

 
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
Copper? Brass? ##Structure: copper?, hammerd## Decoration: engraved##Bonding: screud
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 160mm
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter 540mm (with handel 570)
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
040015
45 Temp: Batch Number
040 | 015
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0010816
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
4161
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.10816
:MED : Metal
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter N.Y. (M.P.R.) 1.1995 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a