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  (XI) Obj. ID: 13494 Tinker Toy,, Israel/Eretz Israel, 1980. // Sgan-Cohen, Michael (painter, 1944-1999) edit  
Category: Modern Jewish Art


2 Name/Title Tinker Toy | Unknown
3a Object Ready-made
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Sgan-Cohen, Michael (painter, 1944-1999) (Unknown)
5 Date 1980
6 Period Modern
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Jerusalem | Sgan-Cohen, M.
| Artist collection
9b Documentation/
Research project
Unknown |
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Sefirot Tree |
14 Category
17 Photographer Laor, Liora
18 Photograph Date 03.1995
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 15-20, 21, 22
19 Remarks
20 Description

The tinker toy structure consists of a top disc to which three lines of discs are connected: on both sides and in the middle. The central line is longer than the other two on the either side with two more discs that are connected to their bases. The discs above the lowest one create the shape of a hexagon. On each disc a black word is written in Hebrew on both sides of the disc, representing a Kabalistic term. Verso: On the top disc is written in black Hebrew block letters: כתר/Crown. On the first disc on the right colunm is written in Hebrew block letters: חכמה/Wisdom. On the second disc of the right column is written above the hole in Hebrew cursive letters: חסד. Below the hole of the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters 'mercy'. Below this in Hebrew cursive letters is written in parentheses: )גדולה( (greatness) On the disc below, the last disc of the right column, is written in Hebrew block letters: נצח/Eternity. In the left column, opposite to the 'Wisdom' disc is a disc on which is written in Hebrew block black letters: בינה בינה/Intelligence. Below the 'Intelligence' disc, opposite the mercy/greatness disc, is a disc on which is written, above the hole, in Hebrew cursive letters: גבורה/Heroism. Below the hole of the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters: 'fear'. On the last disc in the left column, opposite to to Eternity disc, is written on the left side of the disc in Hebrew block letters: הוד/Honour. Below the Crown disc, connected to the Wisdom and Mercy/Greatness discs, between them is a transparent disc on which is written in Hebrew block letters: דעת Knowledge. The 'knowledge' disc is below the 'Crown' disc, but is not connected to it. It stands at the top of the central colunm, connected to the central disc, which is right below it. תפארת/Grandeur. On the central disc is written in Hebrew block letters above a sun, shining around the hole: The 'Grandeur' disc is connected diagonally to the 'Mercy/Greatness' and 'Eternity' discs on the right column and to 'Heroism' and 'Honor' discs on the left column. Below the 'Grandeur' disc, it is connected to the lowest disc of the hexagon, on which is written above a sun shining around the hole, in Hebrew cursive letters: יסוד The bases below the hexagon, above the three discs base, is written on the disc in Hebrew block letters: מלכות/Kingship. Recto: The top 'Crown' disc is identical on both siedes, but with a shining sun around the hole. On the other side of 'Wisdom' is written in Hebrew block letters above the hole: בינה/Intelligence. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Intelligence'. On the other side of the Mercy/Greatness disc is written above the hole in Hebrew block letters: דין/Law. Below the hole is written in Hebrew cursive letters with an initial: גבורה/Heroism. Below it, on the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Fear'. On the other side of the 'Eternity' disc is written above the shining sun around the hole, in Hebrew block letters: הוד Honor Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Honor'. On the other side of the 'Intelligence' disc is written above the hole in Hebrw block letters: חכמה/Wisdom. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Wisdom'. Heroism disc is identical on both sides. On the other side of the 'Honor' disc is written above the hole, above the shining sun in Hebrew block letters: נצח/Eternity. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Victory'. On the other side of the basis disc is written above the hole in Hebrew block letters: On the other side of the 'Knowledge' disc nothing is written. On the other side of 'Grandeur' is written in Hebrew block letters: תפארת/Grandeur. Below the hole is written in Latin block letters: 'Grace'. On the other side of the 'Basis' disc is written in Hebrew block letters above the hole: יסוד/Basis. Below the hole of the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Foundation'. On the other side of the 'Kingship' disc is written above the hole in Hebrew block letters: מלכות/Kingship. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Kingdom'.


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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

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
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46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
13494
48 Temp: Addenda
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Registrar
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

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(XXII) ID: 1330 Tinker Toy, , Israel/Eretz Israel, 1980 edit
Category: Modern Jewish Art
ID: 1330 Tinker Toy, , Israel/Eretz Israel, 1980 edit  
Category: Modern Jewish Art

General Document


2 Name/Title Tinker Toy | Unknown
3a Object Ready-made
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Sgan-Cohen, Michael (painter, 1944-1999) (Unknown)
5 Date 1980
6 Period Modern
7 Origin Israel/Eretz Israel
|
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Jerusalem | Sgan-Cohen, M.
| Artist collection
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Sefirot Tree |
14 Category
17 Photographer Laor, Liora
18 Photograph Date 03.1995
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 15-20, 21, 22
19a Scan No. 011062
20 Description

The tinker toy structure consists of a top disc to which three lines of discs are connected: on both sides and in the middle. The central line is longer than the other two on the either side with two more discs that are connected to their bases. The discs above the lowest one create the shape of a hexagon. On each disc a black word is written in Hebrew on both sides of the disc, representing a Kabalistic term. Verso: On the top disc is written in black Hebrew block letters: כתר/Crown. On the first disc on the right colunm is written in Hebrew block letters: חכמה/Wisdom. On the second disc of the right column is written above the hole in Hebrew cursive letters: חסד. Below the hole of the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters 'mercy'. Below this in Hebrew cursive letters is written in parentheses: )גדולה( (greatness) On the disc below, the last disc of the right column, is written in Hebrew block letters: נצח/Eternity. In the left column, opposite to the 'Wisdom' disc is a disc on which is written in Hebrew block black letters: בינה בינה/Intelligence. Below the 'Intelligence' disc, opposite the mercy/greatness disc, is a disc on which is written, above the hole, in Hebrew cursive letters: גבורה/Heroism. Below the hole of the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters: 'fear'. On the last disc in the left column, opposite to to Eternity disc, is written on the left side of the disc in Hebrew block letters: הוד/Honour. Below the Crown disc, connected to the Wisdom and Mercy/Greatness discs, between them is a transparent disc on which is written in Hebrew block letters: דעת Knowledge. The 'knowledge' disc is below the 'Crown' disc, but is not connected to it. It stands at the top of the central colunm, connected to the central disc, which is right below it. תפארת/Grandeur. On the central disc is written in Hebrew block letters above a sun, shining around the hole: The 'Grandeur' disc is connected diagonally to the 'Mercy/Greatness' and 'Eternity' discs on the right column and to 'Heroism' and 'Honor' discs on the left column. Below the 'Grandeur' disc, it is connected to the lowest disc of the hexagon, on which is written above a sun shining around the hole, in Hebrew cursive letters: יסוד The bases below the hexagon, above the three discs base, is written on the disc in Hebrew block letters: מלכות/Kingship. Recto: The top 'Crown' disc is identical on both siedes, but with a shining sun around the hole. On the other side of 'Wisdom' is written in Hebrew block letters above the hole: בינה/Intelligence. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Intelligence'. On the other side of the Mercy/Greatness disc is written above the hole in Hebrew block letters: דין/Law. Below the hole is written in Hebrew cursive letters with an initial: גבורה/Heroism. Below it, on the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Fear'. On the other side of the 'Eternity' disc is written above the shining sun around the hole, in Hebrew block letters: הוד Honor Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Honor'. On the other side of the 'Intelligence' disc is written above the hole in Hebrw block letters: חכמה/Wisdom. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Wisdom'. Heroism disc is identical on both sides. On the other side of the 'Honor' disc is written above the hole, above the shining sun in Hebrew block letters: נצח/Eternity. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Victory'. On the other side of the basis disc is written above the hole in Hebrew block letters: On the other side of the 'Knowledge' disc nothing is written. On the other side of 'Grandeur' is written in Hebrew block letters: תפארת/Grandeur. Below the hole is written in Latin block letters: 'Grace'. On the other side of the 'Basis' disc is written in Hebrew block letters above the hole: יסוד/Basis. Below the hole of the same disc is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Foundation'. On the other side of the 'Kingship' disc is written above the hole in Hebrew block letters: מלכות/Kingship. Below the hole is written in Latin cursive letters: 'Kingdom'.

21 Ornamentation
 
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
A wooden toy made of ten discs on which the artist has written. Each disc has a hole in its center. The artist combined them with sticks and thus created the work.
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

26 Measurements
Height (General: 53 cm, Long sticks: 8 cm, Short sticks: 5 cm)
Width: 19 cm
26a Height General: 530mm.; short sticks: 50mm; long sticks: 80mm.
26b Length
26c Width 190mm.
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
See also: Ma.2049, 2066, 2088.
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
Original
011062
45 Temp: Batch Number
011 | 062
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0012692
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
1330
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Ma.2044
:MED : Script on wooden tinker toy.
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter D.P. 6.95 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a