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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 Sc_375
Content Turkish
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-1002-0122014
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 leaves above a band of circles. The convexed upper part is decorated with a central kartoush that bears an inscription in square filled letters which reads: "ק"ק )קהל קדוש( משוש כל הארץ" "Holy congregation, The happiness of the whole earth. (Ps. 48:3)" The inscription is surmounted with a Star of David in which is written in square linear letters the word: "כתר" "Keter (a crown)" A circumfering scroll of a vine which bears clusters of grapes and leaves is depicted on both sides of the kartouch. The upper and lower bands are decorated with scrolls. The coronet has serrated edges which widens towards the outside diraction and are decorated with the same pattern of leaves which appears at the base. A bar with two holes for the staves is attached across the lower part of the coronet. A hook is attached to the upper part inside the coronet.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-1002-0122014
System Number 997003993000405171

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