Lot 96: Collection of Ketubot and Marriage Contracts - Persia

Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

November 15, 2016, 5:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel
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Description: Twenty three marriage contracts and Ketubot from Persia: 1-12. A dozen printed Ketubot, in pamphlet form, issued by the Bureau for Registration of Marriages, Ministry of Justice, Hamadan Province, Persia (Iran), 1942-1958. All of the dozen Ketubot, record marriages of Jewish couples in the Province of Hamadan, in the 1940s and 1950s. Most of the Ketubot are from Hamadan, and others record marriages in the cities Sanadaj, Toyserkan, and Teheran. 13. A Handwritten Ketubah, in pamphlet form, recording the marriage of the groom Mordechai ben Shimon with the bride Zilpa bat Zecharia. Damavand, 5659 [1899]. 14-16. Three Persian-Muslim marriage contracts in a large format, with illustrations. One from Shimran from 1861-1862; two are from other towns, from the years 1895-1896, 1889-1890. 17-23. seven illustrated Persian-Muslim marriage contracts, in pamphlet form, from the years 1871-1872, 1883-1884, 1920-1903, 1905-1906, 1921-1922, 1922-1923, 1925-1926. Two contracts are incomplete. Enclosed: a handwritten pamphlet - a fine calligraphic copying of prayer chapters from the Quran. Persia, 1851-1852. Size and condition vary. Some of the documents are in fair-poor condition.
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