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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Livorno, Italy
1746
Groom: Shemariah, son of Mordecai Levi Soncin[o]
Bride: Dona Hava, daughter of Menahem Hai Levi Soncin[o]
Parchment, tempera, pen and ink
H: 82.4; W: 54.2 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, through American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0152 ; 179/345


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew
Sabar, Shalom, Mazal Tov: Illuminated Jewish Marriage Contracts from the Israel Museum Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1993, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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