Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 300
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500
Sold for $ 586
Including buyer's premium

Specifications: [1] large paper leaf, 79x56 cm. Decoratively cut at the top at right and left. 

Unique Features: The Ketubah is written in purple ink in sephardi handwriting, in two columns of text inside a decorative border. The main part of the Ketubah appears on the right hand side. The Tna'aim appear on the bottom left. The same witnesses signed both sides. The dowry is detailed on the bottom left side, in the paragraph beginning "Lista". On both right and left, above the text, are blessings for the bride and groom. The decorations and the blessings are in black ink in nice scribal handwriting. A Star of David with Kabbalistic initials incorporated into it is drawn on the top part of the leaf. 

Condition: Fine. Aging stains, folding marks. 

Category
Marriage contracts