Ketubah: Sienna (Italy), 1700

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31599
Price $225.00
Members $202.50

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    NOTE: Ketubahs are special order items due to their customization for each wedding couple. Please call 212-423-3211 for more information and to place an order with a specialist from our sales team.  Should you order online, please expect to hear from our sales team to confirm and complete your order.  While we try to show many of our available ketubahs online, a full selection can be seen at our retail location in the Jewish Museum in New York City.  The Museum Collection ketubahs are also available for purchase online at Ketubah.com.

    Ketubah.com and the Jewish Museum have collaborated to bring together a beautiful selection of Ketubahs culled from the Museum's collection of Marriage Contracts. The Museum Collection features ketubah designs adapted from original works from around the world that date as far back as the 1600s. Their timeless artwork decorates modern texts and provides a reminder of the long history and tradition behind signing the ketubah.

    This ketubah was adapted from a marriage contract from Pisa (Italy), 1721, in the collection of the Jewish Museum.  The Grand Duke Ferdinand I of Tuscany (r. 1587-1609) invited Jews to settle in Pisa and Livorno in the late 16th century; they included descendants of Spanish conversos.  It is therefore not surprising that in this ketubah from Pisa, the original bride and groom were of Spanish origin.  The groom's family emblem, featured in the shield above, includes a lion.  The representation of seminude figures in the top corners of the ketubah indicates the influence of Italian art.
     
    Available in 4 sizes and 18 text options, including custom text.
     
    Member's discount is only available when the ketubah is purchased through the Jewish Museum Shop.
     
    Heirloom-quality giclee print using archival inks and paper.
     
    Price listed for classic size: 18-1/4"x 23-1/2" and does not include the personalization fee ($75) and additional shipping fee ($4)
    Please allow at least three weeks to fulfill your ketubah order.  For faster fulfillment, please call the shop during open shop hours, which can be found on the "Locations + Hours" page of this website.

    Please contact us @ 212.423.3211 for more information.
     

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