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(VII) Img. ID: 4254 Torah crown of the Psalms Society in Volochisk, , Ukraine, 1859 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Torah crown of the Psalms Society in Volochisk | Unknown
3a Object Torah crown
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1859
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Ukraine
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Ukraine | Kiev | Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
| DM 7265
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Aquarius (Bucket), Zodiac Sign of Shevat
Pisces (Fish), Zodiac Sign of Adar |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 7.1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 597-(19-30), (hallmark 600-12)
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The two tiered Torah crown consists of a main section, a crest and an apex. Each tier is composed of a base and arms.

The coronet like base is comprised of a round band that bears the signs of the zodiac in square frames within medallions composed of garlands (8882). Two rings encircle the bottom of the base and one encircles its upper border. Above the lower rings is a dedicatory inscription, in square filled letters which reads: לפרט ויחקו לחיים טובים לספר מגידי תהילים כזכרון קדוש פה ואלאטשסיק  "The year: and they will (imitate/wait?) good life (619 [=1859]), for the Torah scroll of Megidei Tehilim, as a holy memory, here Volochisk"

The wavy upper border has intermittent S shape and semicircle plaques decorated with a conch pattern.

Six rounded arms project from the base attached to the semicircle plaques. Each arm is decorated with a floral scroll that emerges from a vase. The arms of the main section converge under the floral disc at the base of the crest. The crown shaped crest has a trefoil pattern on its wavy base, its arms are decorated with a foliate scroll and emerge from a vase. It is surmounted by a dome from which a bell hangs enclosed by the arms of the crest. A bud shaped apex surmounts the crest.

 
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
Silver
25a Material Structure cut, raised
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched
25c Material Bonding nailed, screwed
25d Material Inscription repousse
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height 328mm
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter 170mm
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
There is one hallmark that depicts the cypher: 12, within a rectangular frame. This hallmark is a quality hallmark that was used in different places in central and eastern Europe.
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
Three dots above certain letters in the inscription indicates the year.
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
041013
45 Temp: Batch Number
041 | 013
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0008687
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
4254
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.8687
:MED : Metal
:DER : 3003-I1
3003-II5a
:HS : There is one hallmark that depicts the cypher: 12, within a rectangular frame. This hallmark is a quality hallmark that was used in different places in central and eastern Europe.
:MH : 328mm
:MD : 170mm
:MAT : Silver##Structure: cut, raised##Decoration: repousse, punched##Bonding: nailed, screwed##Inscription: repousse
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter P.F. (M.T.) 7.1992 49a
50 Researcher P.F. (M.T.) 7.1992 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a