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Obj. ID: 10999
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  Torah finials, Iran, 1961

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1989

The rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft, a body and a head

 The shaft is a tapering cylinder, encircled by a ring at its bottom.It is surmounted by a spheroid capital. The shaft is decorated with floral motif in medalions.The capital is decorated with an interlaced branch. The body has a pear shape. Two bands at the body base and top bears a dedicatory inscriptions in filled letters. The body is decorated intermittently with floral motif and a Star^of^David bears an inscription: !ציון! !Zion! The hyperboloid head is mounted over a spheroid collar and is surmounted by pointed cap.six chains hang from the cap carring flattened and slit drop shaped bells. The dedicatory inscription on the first Rimon reads:

שורה עליונה:!הקדיש ליי זה על נשמה נאכאם )=מי שלא היתה לו הנאה בחיים-ביטוי= נפטר טרם זמנו( נוראלה המ )המנוח( אברהם!

Upper band:!Was dedicated to the Lord for the soul of the man who passed away before his time,Noralah the deceased Abraham!

שורה תחתונה:!גולבהארי לעיר אצפהאן כה דר וראה אנגאם ושיפה במיהן דר ישראל כושתה שדה!)=גולבהארי בעיר איספהאן שנהרג בשביל המדינה בדרך למילוי תפקידו בישראל(

Lower band:!Golbhari from Ispahan city was killed for the country on his way to fulfil his duty in Israel.!

The dedicatory inscription on the second Rimon reads:

שורה עליונה:!הקדיש ליי זה על שלמה חכדאדאצ )= המנוח( ואשתו!##שורה תחתונה:!ויכתור )=ויקטור( כאגה זאדה לעיר המאדן תאריך אשת )=אלול( התשכ!א )1275(!

Upper band:!Was dedicated to the Lord for soul of Solomon the deacesad and his wife!

Lower band:!Victor Khajeh Zada from Hamdan city date Elul 1961!

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