Under Reconstruction!


(VII) Img. ID: 6251 Torah finial, , Moscow, 1886 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Torah finial | Unknown
3a Object Torah finials
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1886
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Russia | Moskovskaia obl. | Moscow
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Ukraine | Kiev | Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
| DM 2016
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Griffin
Flower |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 599-7, 596-16, 19
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The three leveled crown shaped finial consists of a shaft, a body, a crest and an apex.

The cylindrical shaft is encircled at the bottom by a ring and is covered almost in its entirety by the body. The crown shaped body is composed of a base and arms. The coronet like base is composed of a circumferal band surmounted by leaves. The band bears three medallions composed of scrolls which bear a dedicatory inscription in square filled letters which reads: "זה נדב משה ב"ר [בן רבי] אברהם ר"ח [ראש חודש] ניסן תרמ'ה" "This was donated by Moses son of Rabbi Abraham the first day of the month of Nissan 5645 (1885)."

Vines and grapes decorate the band. Six arms that widen in the centre emerge from the body inbetween the leaves. Each arm is decorated with a vegetal motif and flowers in the center. Upsidedown leaves from which bells hang, are attached between the arms.

The body is surmounted by a two leveled crest. The first level is composed of a coronet and a canopy connected to each other by three arms in the shape of griffons, and decorated with scrolls and flowers. The second level is a small crown which repeats the shape of the body. The crest is surmounted by a flat floral apex.

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 partly gilded
25a Material Structure hammered, cast, pressed
25b Material Decoration chased, cast, engraved, punched
25c Material Bonding soldered, screwed
25d Material Inscription engraved
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height 250 mm (Overall) 130 mm (Shaft)
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter 100 mm (Overall) 50 mm (Shaft)
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
From the Kiev collection
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
cf. Wien, Kunsthis. Mus., Thora (Ukraine), 1993, p. 117, no. 25.##cf. Finland, Waino-Aalto, Mus., Judaica, 1991, p.46, no.39.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
052 | 077
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.9217
:MED : Metal
:MH : 250mm (Overall)
130mm (Shaft)
:MD : 100mm (Overall)
50mm (Shaft)
:MAT : Silver partly gilded ##Structure:hammered, cast, pressed ##Decoration:chased, cast, engraved, punched ##Bonding: soldered, screwed ##Inscription: engraved.
:RG : P.F. (G.I.) 2.7.1992
:AQ : From the Kiev collection
:BIB : cf. Wien, Kunsthis. Mus., Thora (Ukraine), 1993, p. 117, no. 25.##cf. Finland, Waino-Aalto, Mus., Judaica, 1991, p.46, no.39.

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter P.F. (G.I.) 2.7.1992 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head Arialla Amar 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a