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Obj. ID: 977
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah coronet , Turkey, 1902

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1994

The silver cylindrical coronet is divided into two parts: a base and an upper part. The concave base is decorated with a band of foliate scrolls. A pattern of a flower within a medallion consists of roquais is depicted on the convexed upper part. Two of the medallions bear an inscription in square linear letters which reads

On the first medallion:

"ניסים משה נירירה##דוד פיפאניל##שבחי זכותו##2665"

"Nisim Moshe Nirira David Pipanil ............(5)662 (=1902)"

Continues on the second medallion:

"ק"ק )קהל קדוש(##בחיי הגבאים##נסים יום טוב זלמח##יוסף הלוי"

"Holy congregation in the life of the Gabaim Nisim Yom Tov Zalmach Yosef Halevy"

The coronet has serrated edges which widens towards the outside diraction and are decorated with a pattern of palmettes. A seperated plaque in a shape of a crown is inserted through a hook which is attached to the inner side of the coronet. The center of the plaque depicts the Tables of Covenant which bear the opening words of the Decalogue. Both sides of the Tables are decorated with round bands symmetricaly. The bands are decorated with small dots. The lower part of the plaque is decorated with a band of dots surmounted by a band of leaves. A band with round holes for the staves is attached across the lower part of the coronet.

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Date
1902
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Ornamentation
Custom
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Blank Leaves
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Façade (main)
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Location of Torah Ark
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Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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