19th Century Torah Reading Table from Bet Tefillah Synagogue (Cincinnati, Oh)


The Gothic ornamentation of the table is decorated with enamel paint highlights. The large top is covered in red vinyl to simulate the original leather cover.  The table was discovered in 1989 beneath landscaping equipment in the storage shed of the Shachne’s cemetery.

Identifer: CJF.2009.001.135

Wood;Vinyl Tarp

Beth Tefillah Synagogue (aka Shachne Isaacs Synagogue or Shul); Ritual and Decorative Objects

University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection

Elaborately carved gothic walnut reading table with columns, trefoils and red vinyl reading surface.

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