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Obj. ID: 6655
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah finials, Iran, 20th c.

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1989
The Rimon is made of silver and consists of a shaft, body, head and an apex ## The shaft is a tapering cylinder and has a slant cut bottom encircled by a ring.Three identical rings encircle the middle and top. The shaft is surmounted by a globural capital. ## The body has a pear shape. It is mounted over a bowl-shaped body and is surmounted by an angular collar to which seven rings are attached. A chain carrying flattened and slit drop shaped bell is hung on each ring. ## The body is decorated by petals radiating from its base surmounted by a band wich bears a dedicatory inscription. The main section is decorated by a flower flancked by two birds.A second band with a half circled pattern is mounted over it. The onion shaped head is decorated with a geometrical motif band in its base and petales radiating from the apex.## An onion shaped apex is mounted over a circlet. The dedicatory insciption reads: ! זה הרימונים של יצחק בו יעקב ננ!ע ננ!ק! !This Rimonim belong to Izack son of Jacob. His soul may rest in Eden, His soul is a sacred soul.!
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Name/Title
Torah finials | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
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Date
19??
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Origin
Iran
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B | Bird
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
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Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
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Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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