Auction 93 Part 1 - Manuscripts, Prints and Engravings, Objects and Facsimiles, from the Gross Family Collection, and Private Collections

Ketubah – Jaffa, 1907

Opening: $800
Sold for: $1,000
Including buyer's premium

Large ketubah. Jaffa, 26th Tishrei 1907.
Oriental script. Colorful flower illustrations pasted to the upper part of the ketubah.
Groom's signature at the foot of the ketubah, in the center, flanked by the signatures of the two witnesses: R. Yosef Arouas, Sephardic rabbi of Jaffa (calligraphic signature), author of Hod Yosef; and R. Yosef Ben Simchon, educator and rabbi in Jaffa.

54 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Folding marks. Tears along folds, slightly affecting text, professionally restored. Flower illustrations peeling and damaged.

Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, 035.011.048.