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Obj. ID: 11225
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials, Lisbon, 1925-1970

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Unknown,
The silver rimon consists of a shaft, a body, a head and an apex. ## The cylindrical shaft is encircled by one ring on bottom and three rings on top. A petal pattern encircles the bottom and top of the shaft. The shaft is surmounted by a glob decorated with a whorl. The shaft bears an inscription. ##The body is made of two bowl-shaped parts one in bottom and the other one on top leaving space in the centre. The two parts are decorated with petal pattern. Eight rings are attached to the lower edge of the upper part and carry bells.## The globular head is decorated with a whorl and a band of roses. The apex has a the shape of a crown. The inscription reads towards the body and is engraved in outline letters:##Rimon A.:##!Isaac Benzadon! יצחק ן! סעדון נ!ע !Isaac Benzadon, may he rest in Eden!##Rimon B:##!Plata G. de Benzadon! הכה!ץ פלאטה מ!ך די ן סעדון !The honoured and modest (int.) Plata, her rest be honoured (int.), de Benzadon!

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Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1925-1970
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
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Period
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Collection
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Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
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Length
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Circumference
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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
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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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
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Hallmark
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Group
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Group
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Binding
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.