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The silver Torah finials consist of a shaft, body, head a disk and an apex. The shaft is cylindrical and tapering. It is surmounted by a globular capital delimited by two rings. The body consists of a cylindrical shape which is divided by a flat ring and surmounted by a pear shape.It is decorated with vertical and oblique strings of a foliate pattern.At the body's top a disk is mounted. The disk's inner part consists of an inscription written in full square letters, and reads on one finial: !הצ' )הצעיר( יהודה יחיא בשארי יצ!ו )ישמרהו צורו ויוצרו(! !The young Yehuda Ihia Bashari may his Rock and Creator protect him!. and on the other: !כתר תורה פאר ישראל! !Torah crown the glory of Israel! The disk is decorated with a band of an openwork stars pattern and a band of foliate pattern. Round shaped bells hang from the disk's wavy edges alternating with coil threads. The bud shaped head is decorated with vertical strips of a foliate pattern. It is surmounted by an enlonghted bud shaped apex.
Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Date
1875-1900?
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
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Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
B | Bell
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Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
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
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
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 Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
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Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.
S066702