Obj. ID: 14505
Jewish Architecture Batei Rand: Zikhron Menahem Synagogue in Jerusalem - Bimah
To the main object: Zikhron Menahem Synagogue in Jerusalem - Interior
The Reader’s desk is a rectangular closed table. It is composed of a slanted upper board for the reading of the Torah and two shelves.
Two doors are set on the frontal side. They are flanked by three cylindrical undulating columnets, the two outer ones being mounted on a base. The doors and the remaining sides of the table bear two panels delimited by wavy frames.
The double shelves for prayer books are set on top of the back side. The shelves are enclosed on three sides in a balustrade composed of undulating columnets. Four cylindrical finials extend the corners of the balustrade.
The Reader’s desk stands on four spherical legs.
The Reader’s desk is located in the centre of the synagogue, in front of the Torah ark and close to it
Decoration: Carved, cut
Inscription: Not relevant
Width: 1060 mm
Length: 845 mm