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(VII) Img. ID: 42762 Torah crown, , Ukraine, 1875-1899? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Torah crown | Unknown
3a Object Torah crown
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1875-1899?
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Ukraine
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Ukraine | Kiev | Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
| DM 1033
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Eagle
Crowns, the Four (listed according to Misnah, Avot 4:13)
Bird |
14 Category
17 Photographer Unknown
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S116653
20 Description The two leveled silver Torah crown consists of a main part, a crest and an apex. Each level is composed of a base and arms. The lower level as the main part, has a coronet like base, composed of a circumferal band which is topped by a pattern of flowers and leaves. The band bears three foliat medallions with animals alternating with three cartouches which bear an inscripthion. In square fieled letters it reads: "כתר תורה##כתר כהונה## כתר מלכות" )אבות ד יג( "The crown of the Low, the crown of Priesthood, the crown of Kingship" (Mishnah Avot 4:13). The animals (in order that fit the inscription) are: an eagle, a deer, and a lion. Foliate scrolls with leaves and flowers decorate entirely the parts between the medallioned. Six arms that widen in the centre, are attached to the base. Each arm has a smoth cut globe at the bottom and is decorated with a scroll of flowers and leavs. The arms are joined together on top by a concave smooth unit that support the crest. A hole to hang a bell is pierced on it between the arms. The crest repeats the shape of the main part and is topped by a cut dome.The apex is a birds with spread wings. The apex is a bird with spread wings holding a bell in its beak and standing on a floral circlet.
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
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
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
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
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a