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Bidding Information
Lot #    29188
Auction End Date    1/25/2011 12:11:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Kettubah
Title (Hebrew)    כתובה
Author    [Ms. - Illuminated on Parchment]
City    Kouilvatam, India
Publication Date    1921
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 475:386 mm., split on folds, old tape repair on center fold(removed) has left stains and small cracks in the color. Covered in plastic, not removed for photos. Rare with illumination - Kouilvatam kettubot in public collections are not illuminated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Kettubah dated Wednesday, 10th of Shevet, 5681, for the marriage of the groom Isaac b. Elijah with the bride Penina b. Abraham (deceased), witnessed by the brother of the bride Elijah b. Abraham.

Upper section in square block Hebrew letters, lower in Eastern Hebrew script. Signatures are badly faded. Divided into two sections, the upper within a circle contains a lengthy superscription, the lower the kettubah proper. Upper section is enclosed in uncharacteristic double columns with flowing curtains of purple surrounding the text. A floral line frames and dissects the two sections. The entire kettubah is surrounded by purple and gray rectangles.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    India
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Ketubot:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica