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Obj. ID: 950
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah coronet donated by Avraham Katan, Turkey, 1929

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1993

The silver cylindrical coronet is divided into two parts: a base and an upper part. The flat base is decorated with a band of leaves above a band of circles. The convexed upper part is decorated with three kartoushes. Each kartoushe bears an inscription in square linear letters which reads:

On the first kartoushe:

"קדש לה' מהחו"ח בהר אברהם קטן הי"ו )השם ישמרהו ויצילהו("

"Dedicated to the Lord from the ............................. Abraham Katan may the Lord protect him and save him"

Continues on the second kartoushe:

"לע"נ )לעילוי נשמת( אשתי מ )מרת( גוייא מן ולע"נ )ולעילוי נשמת( בנו הנבק"ש"

"For the exaltation of the soul of my wife Mrs. Goya Man and for the exaltation of the soul of his son.............................."

Ends on the third kartoushe:

"רחמים קטן בן גוייא תנצב"ה )תהא נשמתו צרורה בצרור החיים( 9865"

"Rahamim Katan son of Goya may his soul be bound in the bond of life 5689 [1929]"

Between the kartouches there is a pattern of two raws of flowers and leaves. The upper and lower bands are decorated with scrolls. The coronet has serrated edges which widens towards the outside diraction and are decorated with a pattern of leaves. A bar with two holes for the staves is attached across the lower part of the coronet.

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Torah coronet donated by Avraham Katan | Unknown
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Date
1929
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