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Obj. ID: 568
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  Torah finials (India, 1st half of the 20th c.)

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1991

The silver rimon consists of a shaft, a body, a head and an apex.

The cylindrical shaft is encircled by a ring at its bottom. It is decorated with groves,which divides the shaft into three parts. The shaft is surmounted by a compressed globular capital,decorated with winding streaps.The capital over the shaft has a different shape on each rimon. The body consists of a base a main section and an upper part. The hemispheric body base is decorated with petals rediating from the center. The pear shaped body is decorated with a central circumfer streap. It is decorated with a vegetal scroll patern,mounted and surmounted by a geometrical patern decoration. A double concave disk collar is mounted over the body. Seven chains carring globular bells are attached to the eadges. The body is surmounted by a crown shaped head with four arms. The crown is decorated with a lily and trifoil alternatly conected with a concave bottom line patern. The globular apex is mounted over the head.

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Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
19??
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
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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
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
C | Crown
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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
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
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
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Full Name
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Page
Type
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.