Img. ID: 11333
The silver finial consists of a shaft, a body, a head and an apex.
The tapering cylindrical shaft is encircled at the bottom and top by a ring decorated with a vertical groove. The shafts bear a dedicatory inscription in square filled linear letters which reads : !אהבינו ה!י )השם ישמרהו( לע!ן )לעילוי נשמת( שר רוחה בת אסתרולה נ!ע )נוחה עדן( נ' 8 כסלו 436! !Our beloved may the Lord protect him for the exaltation of the soul of Sar..... Ruchah daughter of Estherulah may she rest in Eden##.....8 Kislev 634 (1874)! A spheroid capital is mounted over the shaft, decorated with an openwork circular band composed of flowers in medallions.
The upside down conical-shaped body is composed of a body base and a cap, decorated with an openwork designs. The body base has concave edges and is decorated with a whorl of lancet-shaped leaves, enclosing leaves and flowers. It is topped by a dome-shaped cap which is decorated with circumfer flowers enclosed by semicircular arches. five bell rings are attached to the cap!s edges.
The head is composed of a base and a cap, decorated with an openwork designs. The base, similar in shape to the body base, is decorated with openwork lancet arches enclosing leaves and flowers, surmounted by a pointed dome-shaped cap decorated with a whorl of leaves. The Finial is surmounted by a ball shaped apex.