Torah Crown

Unknown Artist/Maker1859/60

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

This Torah crown was dedicated to the Kahal Gadol Synagogue of Rhodes by Michael Hayyim David Soriano. The Jewish Museum also owns a matching Torah Shield (1991-124) dedicated to the same synagogue by the same member of the prominent Rhodes Jewish family.

Source: The Jewish Museum, New York, 2009.


  • Title: Torah Crown
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 1859/60
  • Location: Rhodes, Greece
  • Place Part Of: Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: w235 x h165 x d235 cm
  • Culture: Rhodes (?) (Greece)
  • Credit Line: Purchase: Kurt Thalberg Gift in honor of Elizabeth Cats, 1992-94
  • Type: Ceremonial Art-Metalwork
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#image-research-requests
  • Medium: Silver: chased and pierced

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