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Obj. ID: 11678
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials, Israel/Eretz Israel

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1989
The rimon is made of brass and consists of a shaft, a body,a head and an apex ## The shaft is a tapering cylindrical encircled by a ring at its bottom. It is surmounted by a globular capital. The body has a pear shape.It is mounted over a bowl-shaped body base and is surmounted by a flattened collar to which five rings are attached. A chain carrying flattened and slit drop shaped bell is hung on each ring. ## The body base is decorated with vertical bands of a floral motif and zigzaz pattern. The body is decorated with two bands of an interlaced branch,at bottom and top,flanked by a band of a zigzag pattern. The head consist of a concave neck,a main section with petals that open outwards conical upper section.##The conical apex is mounted on a circlet.

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Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1965
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
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Collection
Documentation / Research project
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Material Inscription
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
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Iconographical Subject
B | Bell
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Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
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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
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Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.