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Obj. ID: 4922
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials, Turin, Verona, 1772

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1986

The tower-like rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft,a body,a head, and an apex.

The shaft is cylindrical and is mounted over a round raised base decorated with beads. An inscription is carved around the base rim. The shaft is decorated by winding striped of a floral motif. The body has an hexagonal,tower-like shape and has two floors.The main part is mounted over a bowled shape body base and is surmounted by a concave collar and a cap. The body is tower-like. The main part has a two-tiered hexagonal shape. Each facet of both tiers bears an arched gate which is decorated with a conch.A spiralled column is attached on both sides of the gate. A columned parapet encircles each tier.Six chains hang from the bottom of the body , carrying flower-like bells. The apex is composed of four parts : a vase, a floral circlet, a globe and a flag bearing the inscription:

קודש ל"ה

"Dedicated to God"

The inscription is engraved on the base in linear letters and reads:

בית הכנסת ק"ק [קהילת קודש] אשכנזים שנת ה'ת'ק'ל'ב' מנדבת תכשיטי כסף וירונה יצ"ו [ישמרהו צורו וגואלו]

"Synagogue of the Ashkenazic Holy Congregation,5532(1772), from the donation of the silver jewellery of Verona,may his Rock and Redeemer protect him"

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Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1772, 1750, 1799
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Ornamentation
Custom
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The description of this object was written by the researchers of the Center for Jewish Art
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