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Title Torah coronet
Related place Turkey - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1994
Citation Note Turkey
Istanbul
Sc_384
16
Content Turkish
Istanbul
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-974-0065053
Description The silver cylindrical coronet is divided into two parts: a base and an upper part. The flat base is decorated with a band of upsidedown palmettes. The convexed upper part is decorated with linked kartouches with flowers in the center and inbetween them. The upper and lower strips are decorated with a foliate scroll design. The coronet has serrated edges which widens outwards and are decorated with palmettes with holes cut out in them. A bar with holes for the staves is attached at the lower part of the coronet. A hook is attached to the upper part inside the coronet and bears a seperated plaque in a shape of the Tables of the Covenants inside a Star of David with a stand decorated with foliate leaves. The Tables of the Covenants bear the opening words of the Decalogue, topped by the inscription in square linear letters which reads: "כתר תורה" "Keter Torah" (Torah Crown) A dedicatory inscription is added below the Declogues in square filled letters which reads: "ק"ק )קהל קדוש( איסטיפול 5 כסלו שנת 2765 )2191(" "Holy congregation 5th of Kislev the year 5672 [1912]" The Tables are framed with a grooved band.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-974-0065053
System Number 997003991750405171

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