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