AUCTION 47 | Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 294


Group of 12 legal documents pertaining to marital affairs: Seven printed and manuscript Marriage contracts (Ketubot)). Mostly Hannover, mid-19th century. * Transcript of a Tena'im (betrothal contract). Hamburg, 1816. * Three Shtar Chalitzah: "Itzik ben Meir Popper, brother-in-law of Breina / Bertha (née Heineman). Popper obligates himself, should the need arise, to paticipate in the chalitzah ceremony without any remuneration whatsoever." Hamburg, 1851. With the official wax seal of Samuel Heimann, trustee (Shamash VeNe'eman) of the Jewish community. * Manuscript prayer of a husband on behalf of his wife in labor


Est: $300 - $500