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Obj. ID: 4958
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials, 1850-1925?

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1986
The silver Rimon consists of a shaft, a body, a head and an apex.## The shaft is undulating and it stems from a raised round base decorated with an overturned row of petals. The shaft is decorated with various rows of geometrical and foliate patterns. ##The shaft bears an inscription. The body has a globular shape and the main section is surmounted by a convex collar. It is is decorated at its bottom by a band of buds and leaves and at centre by an openwork band of leaves. The upper part of the body bears a band of buds and gilt leaves. ##Six chains hang from the center of the body carrying pomegranates and peariform bells. The collar is decorated with a vertical geometrical pattern and with a foliate band. Three chains hang from the centre of the collar carrying bells. The crown head is decorated with foliate openwork pattern.##The globular apex is mounted over the head. The inscription is engraved on the base shaft in linear characters: נדבת ק!ק)קהלת קודש(פירארה לע!נ)לעילוי נשמת(ד!ר רינצו בונפיליולי תרס!ד-תשכ!ד !Gift of the Holy Congregation of Ferrara for the exaltation of the soul of dc.Renzo Bonfiglioli (5)664(1904)-(5)724(1964)!

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Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1850-1925?
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Congregation
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Languages of inscription
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Type of grave
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
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Ruling
Pricking
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Blank Leaves
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Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
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Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Summary and Remarks
The description of this object was written by the researchers of the Center for Jewish Art
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