Marriage Contract

AUCTION 62 | Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic and Ceremonial Art

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Lot 196

Marriage Contract

Persian cursive Hebrew script in black ink. Within brightly colored decorative border with a distinctive Persian design incorporating peacocks, cypresses and floral motifs richly scattered throughout. Upper portion above the text, displays the national emblem of Persia - two lions behind which, the rising sun is depicted with a human visage. All accomplished in red, black and green inks, the whole within a textual frame. Colored inks on paper. 25.5 x 20.5 inches. Stained in places, some colors slightly faded, some repair. Not examined out of frame.

Isfahan, (Persia): 14th Nissan, 1923

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
It is interesting to note that this marriage took place on the eve of Passover.