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

The silver finial consists of a shaft, a body, a head and an apex.

The tapering cylindrical shaft is encircled at the bottom by a ring and bears an inscription written in square filled letters which circumfers the base and reads:

"דאבע בת ר' )רב( חיים " "Doba daughter of Rabbi Haim".

The undulating body is composed of two compressed balls decorated with scrolls and flowers in openwork. The bottom ball is slightly wider than the top one and each one bears three arms for bells. The two compressed balls are connected by a tapering concave unit decorated with vertical acanthus leaves within scrolls.

The crown shaped head surmounts a smooth concave unit topped by a flat circlet. The base of the crown bears a ring of diamonds from which rise six arms decorated with cresents and connected to each other by flowers.

The head is surmounted by an apex shaped like an eagle with spread wings.

Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Hallmark
Settings
Unknown
Date
1890
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Silver partly gilded ##Structure:hammered, cut. ##Decoration:repousee, engraved##Bonding: soldered##Inscription: engraved.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
390mm (Overall)
116mm (Shaft)
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
90mm (Overall)
43mm (Shaft)
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Three bells are missing.
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
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
There are four hallmarks on the object.##1. A double headed eagle in a rectangular frame with cut edges, Russian authority hallmark for Warsaw assayer office 1851-1896 c.f. Lepszy, p.291, no.307, Lileyko, p.88, p.100, no.89
##2.Cyrillic? initials "O.C." with the date 1890 below in a rectangular frame with cut edges, unknown assayer hallmark for Warsaw 1871-1896, c.f. Lileyko, p.100, no.89.##3. The cypher 84 in a rectangular frame with cut edges, Russian
quality hallmark used in Warsaw 1851-1915, c.f. Lileyko, p.100, no.84-91.##4. The signature "A.RIEDEL" in a frame with an unidentified object (workshop mark), mark of the silversmith Antoni Riedel 1878-1910, c.f. Lileyko, p.90, no.5.
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
From the Kiev collection
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
cf. Wien, Kunsthis. Mus., Thora (Ukraine), 1993, pp. 118, 119 no. 26 , cf. Finland, Waino-Aalto, Mus., Judaica, 1991, p.14, no.45.
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
| P.F. (G.I.) 2.7.1992
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.