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Obj. ID: 10890
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1990
The Rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft, body, head and an apex. The shaft is tapering and is encircled by a ring at its bottom and top. A globolar capital, composed of two hemispheric filigree bowls joined to each other, is mounted over the shaft. The body mounted over an angular circlet. The body has a cone shape mounted over a hemisphric filigree bowl. The two parts of the body are joined to each other by a twisted wire. Fifteen rings are attached to the wire carrying globular filigree and cast bells intermittently. On top of them a set with red and white glass beads. The circlet collar, to wich twelve globular bells are attached, is mounted over the body. The diamond shape head consists of two filigree parts wich conected to each other by a filigree band. Eight rings carring globular filigree bells are attached to the band intermittently with set of red and white glass beads. The ball apex sits upon a floral circlet. The filigree decoration that covers the Rimon consists primarily of an elongated leaf surmounted by small rhomboids and floral grains.

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Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1900-1950?
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
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Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
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
Iconographical 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
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
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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Author of description
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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.