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Obj. ID: 22468
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  Torah finials, 20th century

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Unknown,

The silver rimon consists of a shaft, a body, a head and an apex. The shaft cylindrical shaft is encircled by a ring at its bottom. The shaft is decorated by a central wide band composed by a net of lozanges with a flower in the middle. Minor floral bands framed it. The shaft is surmounted by a globular compressed capital. The body has a globular shape. It is decorated by horizontal bands simmetrically setting. The central band bears dedicatory inscription engraved in square outline letters filled by dots. The inscriptions are different at each finial and they reads:

`. !למנוחת נפש משה בן רבי יזדי קודש לבית הכנסת חדש יזדים שבירושלים עה )rlie dylem(! a.

!למנוחת נפש רבי בן אברהם יזדי קודש לבית הכנסת חדש יזדים שבירושלים: למנוחת נפש שמעון בן אלעזר יזדו!

A.!For the repose of the soul of Moshe son of Rabbi Yazdi dedicated to the new Synagogue of the Yazdim in Jerusalem, May he rest in peace!

B.!For the repose of the soul of Rabbi son of Abraham dedicated to the new Synagogue of the Yazdim in Jerusalem! !For the repose of the soul of Shimon son of Eleazar Yazdi!

The others bands are composed by a row of cartouches in high relief intercalated with cartouches in low relief. Two minor bands composed by a row of lozanges and a band of triangles are set at the lower and upper part of the body. The hyperboloid head is mounted over a spheroid collar and is surmounted by a pointed cap decorated by petals radiating from the apex. Each petal bears a flower. Five orifices in a central circlet hanging two different types of chains at each finial. The chains carryng bells and jingles of different sizes.

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Torah finials | Unknown
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20th century
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