Antique Map Auction Sale No. 124 - closed 5/7/2008
Handsome vellum leaf from a French Book of Hours. It was written in a regular book hand in the style of the Rouen scriptoriums. The recto is colorfully decorated with a wide floral border illuminated with birds and a snail, and a large initial containing a miniature of a saint. The verso is illuminated with numerous initials and line fillers in red, blue, white and burnished gold leaf.