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Obj. ID: 1877
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1997

The bulb-shaped Torah finial has a shaft and the lower section of the body remaining. The cylindrical shaft has a wide base and an undulating capital decorated with a floral pattern. Two proruding rings are located beneath the capital and one on top of it.

The remaining lower section is decorated with a whorl of leaves radiating from the bottom.

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Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Material/Technique
wood
Material Stucture
spun
Material Decoration
engraved, painted, stucco
Material Bonding
wood nails
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
230 (general), 177 (shaft)
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
The upper section is broken off, the stucco and paint are peeling.
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
Flowers, Leaves
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
Efrat Assaf-Shapira |
Author of description
Efrat Assaf-Shapira |
Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconsdivuction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
Judith Cardoso |
Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.