Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 700
Estimate $ 1,000 - $ 1,200
Sold for $ 854
Including buyer's premium

Specifications: [1] sheet of parchment. 45x35 cm. Ink and red, green and gold paint. The Ketubah is in a Passepartout frame.

Content: A Ketubah on the marriage of the bridegroom Amram son of Shem Tov son of Menashe, known as Pachimat; with the bride Esther daughter of Menachem son of Yaakov son of Yitzchak son of the wise and important man, the benefactor, Shalom known as Ben Margi. Around the Ketubah are colored illustrated of flowers and a border of a gate on top of columns. Blessings for the bride and groom are at the top in a decorative border. The word "Chai" is enlarged in the text of the Ketubah. The witnesses signed in Hebrew and the bridegroom in Latin script.

Condition: Fine-very fine. A few stains and creases.

Category
Marriage contracts