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Ceremonial Objects and Synagogue Furnishings

Examples of Documentation:

 

Redemption Plate, Vienna
Redemption plate, Vienna, 1824
Torah Crown, Odessa
Torah Crown, Odessa Late 19th century

List by origin

Afghanistan

  1. Torah finial Afghanistan 1978 Sc 008-9
  2. Elijah's rod Afganistan Herat 1884

Austria

  1. Kiddush cup_ Austria_ Vienna_ 1923_ Sc_542-107
  2. Redemption plate, Vienna, 1824

Austro Hungary

  1. Torah shield Nurenberg 1763 1826 Sc 002-8
  1. Torah shield Nurenberg, 1763, 1826, Sc 002- 8 hm 1
  2. Torah shield Nurenberg, 1763, 1826, Sc 002- 8 hm 2
  3. Torah shield Nurenberg, 1763, 1826, Sc 002- 8 hm 3

Bulgaria

  1. Torah coronet Silistra 1825 Sc 508- 66
  2. Parokhet Bulgaria 1800 Sc 508-75
  3. Reader's desk cover Ottoman-Empire Bulgaria 1921 Sc 509

Caucasus

  1. Torah finial Dagestan 1918 473-2
  2. Torah finial Dagestan Kubachi 1910 Sc 477-4
  3. Elijah's rod, Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Shirvan, 1847, Sc. 542- 423

Egypt

  1. Torah case Egypt Cairo 1893 Sc 258-36
  2. Torah finials Egypt end of 18th c beg 19th c (sc.260-24)
  3. Torah case Cairo 1904
  4. Torah case Egypt Cairo 1902

Eretz Israel

  1. Torah finial Ottoman Empire Erez-Israel Jerusalem 19th c[1] Sc 542-4
  2. Hanukkah lamp Wolper Eretz-Israel 1930's Sc 542-294
  1. Torah finial Ottoman Empire Erez-Israel Jerusalem 19th c[1] Sc 542-4 HM1
  2. Hanukkah lamp Wolper Eretz-Israel 1930's Sc 542-294 HM1 & Artist Biography

Germany

  1. Torah mantle Germany Frankfurt am Main 1931 JMG-8
  2. Torah ark curtain Silesia Germany 1774

Greece

  1. Torah case Greece Ioannina 18th c Sc 525 51
  2. Torah case Greece Ioannina 18th c Sc 525-13
  3. Torah case Greece Corfu Sc 522-10
  4. Torah case Greece Corfu 19th c Sc 258-3
  5. Torah case Greece Trikala 1950s 541_13_16_09
  6. Torah case Greece Trikala 1940s 541_11_16_09
  7. Torah case Greece Trikala 1940s 541_10_16_09
  8. Torah case Greece Athens 20th c JMG 2
  9. Torah mantle Greece Athens 1944 JMG 16 (81 19)
  10. Torah mantle Greece Athens 1944 JMG 12 (79 7)
  11. Torah case wrapper Greece Ioannina 1858, JMG (80 72
  12. Torah case wrapper Greece Ioannina 1849 JMG (8 (1)
  13. Torah finials Greece Ioannina 1789 Sc-525 35
  14. Torah finials Greece Ioannina 1902 Sc-525 38
  15. Torah finials Greece Ioannina 1911 Sc-525 42
  16. Torah finials Greece Ioannina 20th c JMG (81 102
  17. Torah finials Greece Corfu late 17th JMG (78 25)
  18. Torah finials Greece Athens 20th c JMG
  19. Torah finials Greece 20c JMG-63
  20. Hanukkah lamp Greece Ioannina 1868 Sc 525 (78)
  21. Ketubbah Ioannina 1813 Sc 527-2
  22. Ketubbah Corfu 1840 Sc 527
  23. Ketubbah Castoria 1882 Sc 527
  24. Memorial plaque Greece Preveza 1932 JMG-78
  25. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1913 JMG (98 54)
  26. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1902 JMG (98 48)
  27. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1897 JMG (78 305)
  28. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1892 JMG (98 71)
  29. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1850 1900 Sc 525 (267
  30. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1818 JMG (98 62)
  31. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1811 Sc 525 279
  32. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1771 JMG (98 92)
  33. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1761 JMG (98 114)
  34. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1728 JMG 7 (98 72)
  35. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 1611 JMG (98 (1))
  36. Dedicatory plaque Greece Ioannina 20th c JM (98
  37. Dedicatory plaque Greece 1889 JMG (79 96)
  38. Dedicatory plaque Greece Volos Preveza 1926 JMG-76
  39. Dedication synagogue plaque Ioaninna 1871
  40. Belt 60 98 98
  41. Amulet Greece 19th c JMG-75
  42. Dedicatory plaque, Greece, Ioannina, 1799, JMG- 13 (98.99)

India

  1. Torah finials Kerala 1565 Sc 079 24
  2. Parokhet India Kerala 1929 Sc 079-32
  3. Parokhet Kerala 1914 Sc 105 12
  4. Parokhet India Kerala Parur 190 Sc 143 4
  5. Torah finial India Kerala 1935 Sc 542 3
  6. Torah crown India 19th c. Sc 105- 6
  7. Torah crown India 19th c. Sc 079- 17

Iraq

  1. Torah case Iraq Baghdad 1932 Sc 015-5
  2. Torah case Iraq Baghdad 1847 Sc 015-3

Italy

  1. Torah finials Italy Mondovi 1730 Sc 530-12
  2. Donation Plaque for alms Italy Mondovi 18th c Sc 530-24
  3. Donation Plaque for alms Italy Mondovi 1703 Sc 530-25
  4. Plaque for Torah reading Italy Asti 19th c Sc 528-39b
  5. Torah finials Venice 1790 Sc-522 18
  6. Torah coronet Italy Piedmont 1849 The Jewish Museum of Italian Jewry

Morocco

  1. Torah finial Southern Morocco 19th c - 20th c Sc 542- 29
  2. Kiddush cup Southern Morocco 19th- 20th c Sc 542-104
  3. Torah finial North Morocco 19th - 20th c Sc 542-17
  4. Torah finial Central Morocco Fez 19th c Sc 542-15
  5. Torah finial, Central Morocco Fez 19th c Sc 542-11

Netherlands

  1. Torah finial, Netherlands, Holland, Amsterdam, 1766, Sc.542-2

Persia

  1. Torah finials Persia Isfahan 20th ce Sc 469-21

Poland

  1. Hanukkah lamp Poland Russia end of the 19th c
  2. Torah Ark's doors Poland Przemysl 1923
  3. Kiddush cup, 1888 -1885 , Poland, Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine (DM 7335)
  1. Kiddush cup Poland 1885 - 1888 hm1
  2. Kiddush cup Poland 1885 - 1888 hm2

Russia

  1. Hanukkah lamp Russian Empire end of the 19th c Sc.354 1MZL-DRM-18
  2. Alms box Kiddush cup Russian Empire, St. Petersburg, 1868, 1881, Sc.542- 9
  3. Torah Crown, Odessa Late 19th century

Slovakia

  1. Printing plate amulet Slovakia 1832 Nar Krakow
  2. Amulet Slovakia 1832 Gross coll

Tunisia

  1. Torah finials Tunisia 1856 1905 Sc 96-21

Turkey

  1. Torah coronet Ottoman-Empire Turkey Izmir 19th c Sc 54

Uzbekistan

  1. Elijah's rod Uzbekistan Bukhara 19th c Sc 238-12

Yemen

  1. Torah finial Yemen San'a 20th c Sc 542-12

 

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Endangered Moveable Objects and their Untold Stories
One hundred moveable objects – Hebrew illuminated manuscripts and ritual objects
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