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Title Torah finials
Related place Afghanistan - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Citation Note Israel
Ramat Gan
Sc_191
2
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-15027-S054679
Description The globular rimon is made of silver, and consists of a shaft, a body and a head. The cylindrical tapering shaft is encircled by a ring at each end. The shaft is surmounted by a compressed globular capital. A floral-shaped disk girdles the capital, carrying chains with lily-shaped pendants. The other rimon carries drop-shaped bells. The pear-shaped body consists of two parts which are joined by a hinge and clasp. The concave bottom part is decorated with a whorl of leaves
above it ties a band of six medallions, each bearing a flower. Two bands encircling the centre, are decorated symmetrically with a double-arch motif. The upper part of the body is decorated with vertical bands: plain ones alternating with bands decotated with flower-bearing medallions. A whorl of leaves encircles the top of the body. Chains hang from the central rim of the body, carrying lily-shaped pendants. The bud-shaped head is encircled by a floral disk. Chains attached to the points of the disk carry lily-shaped pendants.
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-15027-S054679
System Number 997005074630405171

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