Obj. ID: 744
Sacred and Ritual Objects Torah finials
The silver Torah Finial consists of a shaft,and an apex.
The shaft is cylindrical and is supported by a round raised base. The edges of the base are flat,have holes for nails and bear a dedicatory inscription in square filled letters that reads on both Finials:
(זה הספר תורה נדבה האשה מרת רייזיל בת ר"(רבי) יצחק צבי שנת תרע"ב לפ"ק (לפרט קטן
"This Torah Scroll is the donation of the woman, Mrs. Reisil daughter of Rabbi Isaac Zvi the year (5)672 (1912)"
The central strip of the base is decorated with intertwined flowers and leaves. The shaft tapers and bears an inscription in square letters that reads on both Finials: "רימארסקי" "Rimarski".
The bud shaped apex surmounts the shaft with a dome shaped cap.
Summary and Remarks
The Finials were probably attached to the Torah St
Torah finials Torah scroll staves | Unknown
Synagogue active dates
Ukraine | Kyivska obl. | Kyiv (Kiev)
Ukraine | Kiev | Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
| DM 2266, 2267
| DM 2266, 2267
Documentation / Research project
Languages of inscription
Type of grave
raised , hammered
27mm (Shaft) 112mm (Base)
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Number of Lines
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Toward Jerusalem
There are two hallmarks on the object. 1. Depicts a woman with her profile to the right inside a circular frame. This is a Kiev authority hallmark 1908-1926.##c.f. Postnikova-Losseva, p.259, ho.3892. 2.Cyrillic initials: ?? ("I.R."in lat.), in a rectangular frame with rounded edges, an unidentified artist.
From the Kiev collection
Main Surveys & Excavations
cf. Wien, Kunsthis. Mus., Thora (Ukraine), 1993, p.124 no.30.
P.F. | 2.7.1992
Author of description
Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
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