Lot 97: Bill of Real Estate Sale Handwritten on Cloth - Teheran, 1928
November 15, 2016
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Bill of sale and transfer of property ownership. Teheran, Adar 5688 [February 1928]. Judeo-Persian and some Hebrew. Ink on cloth. Bill of sale and transfer of ownership, including a declaration and appraisal details regarding a large, two-storey building in Teheran. As stated in the bill, the property rights, which were owned by Yosef ben Yair ben Yesha'aya and his spouse, are transferred to the buyer, Avraham ben Shimon ben Avraham. The bill is written on a large sheet of cloth. Signatures of the above-mentioned appear on the lower part as well as signatures of witnesses. On the reverse appear additional inscriptions in Persian (in Arabic characters) from 1965, concerning the transfer of ownership of the above-mentioned property to new buyers (with signatures in Arabic, Hebrew and fingerprints). Bills such as this one (and of other kinds) handwritten on cloth are scarce. 58X40 cm. Fair-good condition. Folding marks. Two dampstains widthwise, with slight damages to text.