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(VII) Img. ID: 9506 Torah shield , , Austria
Hungary, 1855 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 1855
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Austria
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Hungary | Budapest | Sc_411
| 24
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Moses and Aaron
Tablets of the Law (central element of heraldic composition) |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1988
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. 0055010
20 Description

The tas is made of silver and consists of a plate and a suspension chain.

 The borders of the plate are decorated with foliate pattern and volutes. The plate is decorated by the five and five Tables of the Covenant inscribed with the first words of the Decalogue. They are flanked by Moses(left) and Aaron(right). They stand on a pedestal in a niche. Above them is a rose and a bell. On the higher part of the plate is a lobed and beaded crown. The frame for the calender tablets is rectangular and is set in the lower part of the plate. In the lower part of the plate is a cartouche encircled by C-scrolls. The background is punched. The plate is hung by a chain which is inserted through rings which are attached to the back of the plate.

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
0055 | 010
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
MED : Metal
HS : 1. :Cf. T. p.74- assayer, origin, date ##2.-Blurred
NNO : 320-15,16; 319-2
MH : $$1?
MWI : $$1?
MAT : Silver ## Repousse, engraved and punched
REM : The description is done from the picture.

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