Under Reconstruction!


(VII) Img. ID: 7456 Torah shield, , Ukraine, edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Torah shield | Unknown
3a Object Torah shield
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date
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 5886
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Stork |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 554-23, 555-18-19
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The rectangular silver Torah shield consists of a plate.

A medallion in the center framed by a foliate scroll bears a dedicatory inscription in sqaure filled letters which reads:

ז"נ [זאת נדבת] / יוסף / בהרר [בן הרב רבי] / יעקב ז"צ [זכר צדיק [לברכה]]

"This is the donation of Joseph son of Rabbi Jacob, of righteous memory."

It is flanked by two rampant griffins and surmounted by a crown. A flower is situated over the crown. At the base two storks face eachother. At the top a protruding lion passant surmounts the shield. The ground is a foliage setting and interplays with the animals. There is a foliate scroll frame and the edges of the shield follow the scroll design.

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 cut
25b Material Decoration repousee, punched engraved
25c Material Bonding soldered
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 200 mm
26b Length
26c Width 175 mm
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
The upper left corner is a restoration and does not match the shield.
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
The Kiev Collection
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The chain is missing, the corners are dented and pieces of the frame are missing
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
057 | 091
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.9445
:MED : Metal
:HS : none
:MH : 200 mm
:MW : 175 mm
:MAT : Silver ##Structure: cut##Decoration: repousee, punched engraved##Bonding: soldered##
:RG : A.A. (S.H.) 6.1992
:CO : The chain is missing, the corners are dented and pieces of the frame are missing
:AQ : The Kiev Collection
:REM : The upper left corner is a restoration and does not match the shield.

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Ariella Amar 6.1992 49a
50 Researcher S.H. 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head Ariella Amar 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a