Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Tena'im – Ancona, 1762

Opening: $300
Sold for: $400
Including buyer's premium

Tena'im for the betrothal of the groom Yosef Nissim Fiametta, with the bride Diamante daughter of Shabbetai Chaim Pacifico. Ancona, 1762.
Neat Italian script. At the top of the contract, introductory poem comprising the names of both sides. Decorated and enlarged initial words and clause numbers. Witnesses' signatures.
The groom, R. Yosef Nissim, was a grandson of R. Yosef Fiametta (1655?-1721), rabbi of Ancona, leading Italian rabbi and kabbalist.
[2] leaves (4 written pages). 29 cm. Good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Folding marks. Minor tears and perforations, some due to ink erosion (slightly affecting text).

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Italian Jewry – Manuscripts, Letters and Documents