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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1992

The silver Torah shield is rectangular and terminated with a semi circular arch. It consists of a plate. A rectangular plaque is located in the center it bears a dedicatory inscription written in square filled letters. It reads:

זאת נדב האלוף הרר [הרב רבי] / משה עבור בנו הילד / יצחק השם יגדלהו / לתורה ולחופה ולמעשי' [ולמעשים] / טובים

"This was donated by the prominent R. Moshe, for his son the child Isaac, the Lord will raise him to Torah, Hupa and to good deeds".

The plaque is surmounted by a crown. A rectangular plaque bearing an inscription is located in the shields' upper corners. The square filled letters read from right to left.

כתר / תורה

"Torah crown"

A flower surmounts the crown, its symmetrical petals fill the arch in a scroll design. A foliate scroll motif surrounds the lower half of the shield. The Torah shield is framed by a scalloped band.

Object
Object Detail
Date
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
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Historical Origin
Unknown
Community
Unknown |
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Material/Technique
silver ##Structure: cut ## Decoration: repousse## Inscription: engraved##Bonding: soldered, nailed.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
154mm
Length
Width
109mm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
Pieces of the edge are broken and missing, it is dented in places, the arch consists of two pieces, the upper piece not necessarily from the original shield.
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
0
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
none
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
The Kiev Collection
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| P.F. (S.H.) 6.1992
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconsdivuction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.
038037