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  (XI) Obj. ID: 466 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius,, Lithuania, 17??. // Unknown edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

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2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19 Remarks
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 


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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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
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
466
48 Temp: Addenda
NO_:_Sc_8724
MED_:_Wood,_Metal
DER_:_7284-I1c-2b_7284-_III3d,j-4
NNO_:_1-5,6,7
MH_:_135_cm_(overall);_85cm_(back_wall)
MWI_:_53_5cm
MDE_:_27_5_cm
MAT_:_Brass,_wood_platform##Structure_:_sawed##Decoration_:_repousse,_punched,_engraved##Bonding:_nailed
RG_:_M_T__7_1993
CO_:_The_object_is_partly_cracked_and_part_of_the_decoration_is_of_a_new_brass__The_sockets_base_is_new_
AQ_:_The_object_was_given_to_the_museum_from_the_Art_Museum_of_Vilna_in_1991__It_was_in_the_Art_Museum_since_1949_
HIS_:_The_reader's_desk_belonged_to_unknown_synagogue_but_it_was_property_of_the_Jewish_Museum_of_Vilna_after_it_was_hidden_in_its_Ghetto_during_the_war_=&batch=0155&batch_num=072&OVRPO=ntl%3Atrue%2Cntl_localname%3Atrue%2Csubject%3Atrue%2Csubject_detail%3Atrue%2Cobject%3Atrue%2Cobject_detail%3A%2Cmaker_profession%3Atrue%2Cmaker_name%3Atrue%2Cmaker_detail%3Atrue%2Cdate%3Atrue%2Cperiod%3Atrue%2Cperiod_detail%3Atrue%2Cphotographer%3A%2Cphoto_date%3A%2Corigin%3Atrue%2Corigin_detail%3Atrue%2Cschool%3Atrue%2Cschool_detail%3Atrue%2Ccommunity%3Atrue%2Ccommunity_detail%3Atrue%2Ccollection%3Atrue%2Ccollection_detail%3Atrue%2Ccopyright%3Atrue%2Csite%3Atrue%2Csite_detail%3Atrue%2Clocation%3Atrue%2Clocation_detail%3Atrue%2Cdescription%3Atrue%2Cphotographer_copyright%3A%2Chistorical_origin%3Atrue%2C&

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 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: 5492 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 5492 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
155073
45 Temp: Batch Number
155 | 073
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
5492
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 6687 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 6687 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
MH : 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
MWI : 53.5cm
MDE : 27.5 cm
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
155072
45 Temp: Batch Number
155 | 072
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0008724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
6687
48 Temp: Addenda
NO : Sc.8724
MED : Wood, Metal
DER : 7284-I1c-2b 7284- III3d,j-4
NNO : 1-5,6,7
MH : 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
MWI : 53.5cm
MDE : 27.5 cm
MAT : Brass, wood platform##Structure : sawed##Decoration : repousse, punched, engraved##Bonding: nailed
RG : M.T. 7.1993
CO : The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949.
HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in its Ghetto during the war.

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161869 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161869 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No. Lithuania (Belarus)-1993-1
19a Scan No. A092528
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161869
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161870 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161870 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No. Lithuania (Belarus)-1993-1
19a Scan No. S200491
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161870
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161871 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161871 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, , Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No. Lithuania (Belarus)-1993-1
19a Scan No. S200492
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161871
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161872 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161872 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail Field documentation
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S105085
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161872
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161873 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161873 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail Field documentation
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S105086
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161873
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161874 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161874 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail Field documentation
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S105087
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161874
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161875 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161875 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail Field documentation
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S200493
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161875
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161876 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161876 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail Field documentation
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S200494
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161876
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a

(XXII) ID: 161877 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects
ID: 161877 Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Field documentation, Lithuania, 17?? edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document


2 Name/Title Amud from the Great Synagogue in Vilnius | *The Synagogue Objects | Amud
3a Object Amud
3b Object Detail Field documentation
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 17??
6 Period Unknown
7 Origin Lithuania
|
8 Community Ashkenazi
|
9 Collection Lithuania | Vilnius | The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum
| VZM 1000
10 Location Unknown |
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Two lions
Vase
Columns
Conch
Sacred façade |
14 Category
17 Photographer Kheifetz, Michael
18 Photograph Date 1993
19 Negative/ Photo. No.
19a Scan No. S200495
20 Description

The brass back wall of the Reader's^Desk is rectangular and terminats with an undulating arched-top. The back wall is decorated symmetricali on both sides of a central axis, in the shape of a two-storied facade. At the lower storey four columns support three arches and entablature. In the widest central arch there is an inscription in square and fieled letters which read:

"שויתי##יהוה ##לנגדי תמיד"

I have set the Lord always before me" (Ps. 16:8)

A floral cartouch is placed in the center of the arched entablature. It is flanked from both sides by two pillasters that rise above the lower columns. Two lions sejant guardant with human faced sit on the inner pillaster each is flanked on is back by a torch of a flame that emerge out of an amphora. The others part of the entablature is decorated entirely with small dots. In the upper storey four columns support three equal arches. which are decorated with floral cartouches. The entablature is framed by a scroll like pattern. Identical smaller scroll decorats its center. four rectangular pedestal bearing a flower in the center and intercalated by panels decorated with romboids net pattern. On each side of the columns is an amphora out of which emerge floral scrolls that rise along the sides and form an arched-frame to the central motifs, whill meeting the scroll that emerge from a the vase of the upper storey. A bird facing backward stands on the scrolls on each side. 

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
Brass, wood platform
25a Material Structure sawed
25b Material Decoration repousse, punched, engraved
25c Material Bonding nailed
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors

26 Measurements
26a Height 135 cm (overall); 85cm (back wall)
26b Length
26c Width 53.5 cm
26d Depth 27.5 cm
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
None
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
AQ : The object was given to the museum from the Art Museum of Vilna in 1991. It was in the Art Museum since 1949. HIS : The reader's desk belonged to unknown synagogue but it was property of the Jewish Museum of Vilna after it was hidden in Ghetto during the war.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
The object is partly cracked and part of the decoration is of a new brass. The sockets base is new.
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
Vladimir Levin, 20. “Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn in Vilnius,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedr? Mick?nait?, and Jurgita Šiau?i?nait?-Verbickien? (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), No. 1, and see illustrations and bibliography there.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
|
46 Temp: Aleph Number
8724
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
161877
48 Temp: Addenda

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Michael Tal 7.1993 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a