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Obj. ID: 663
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah Pointer, Moravia, 19th c.

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Salmon, Naomi, 1994

The silver Torah pointer consists of a bar, a pointer and a hanger. The bar is divided into an upper and lower parts by three globular joints. The rectangular upper part terminates with a knob with loop hanger through which a chain with raund shaped rings is inserted. The twisted lower part terminates with a joint and a pointer in a shape of a clenched hand with a straight index finger. The upper part bears a dedicatory inscription in square linear letters,which reads from the upper part towards the pointer: On four sides:

"האברם ב"כ )בן כבוד( אהרון ב"י דוד ב"רא ה" דוד בונו )בעזרת ה' נעשה ונצליח?(/ וואלף בב"ק נתן הרש בערליב במנו' )במנוחת( מפלר/

"The Abraham the honourable Aaron son of bara David bara the David with the help of the lord let us do and thrive/ wallf ? Nathan Hersh Barleib for the repose mapler"/

Continues on the other sides:

"ישראל ש ישראל ח יורא"הליב בר"א פ ]רא[/ משה כה"ר )כבוד הרב( נותתי ב"א פ"לק ב"שפר".

"Israel S Israel H Yoraleib bara p/ Mosses the honourable Rabbi notaty ? ba Falk in Shpr".

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Name/Title
Torah Pointer | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
18??
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
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Silver
Material Stucture
hammered, cast, spann
Material Decoration
engraved punched
Material Bonding
soldered
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
20mm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
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
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
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.