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(VII) Img. ID: 4162 Laver , , Eastern Europe, 1700? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Laver | Unknown
3a Object Laver
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1700?
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
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9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Menorah
Priestly Blessing
Eagle, double-headed displayed
Tree of Life
Tablets of the Law
Serpent (Snake)
Magen David
Tribes/Sons of Israel |
14 Category
17 Photographer Salmon, Naomi
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 3-3-5
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 handles are placed close together. It is decorated with a tree in the centre, surmaunted by double head eagle and two letters ander their legs. on each side of the tree ther are six branches ending with raund medalions. The branches bear fruits and some birds. The medalions on the right depict (from above to the bottom): the Tables of the Covenant; Two trees; Two fishes (the upper looking right and the lower looking left); A Snake; a lion (facing right); a deer (facing left). The medalions on the left depicts (from above to the bottom):a Menora;a flower; a bout; an animal`s head (horse? facing right); a house; a bird ? (facing left); Four birds are sitting on the second and fourth branches (from below),facing each other. The tree is supported by two sarpent lions with there heads taurds back and is flanked by a pair of blessing palues. Between the hands there is a depiction of priestly blessing surmounted with the Star of David. Bellow in the centre there is a letter :" " with a hand under it. Both hands in the upper part bear the depiction of the Star of David with the snake 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 150mm (with handels 165mm)
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter 400mm (with handel 560)
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
040 | 016
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.10535
:MED : Metal

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter N.Y. (M.P.R.) 12.1994 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a