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Auction 100, Lot 523

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1628 (circa)



8 x 12.1 inches
20.3 x 30.7 cm
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This is a large vellum leaf from a Spanish manuscript, probably a legal document, made in Granada circa 1628. The Spanish text is written in black ink on lines ruled in red. Verso is beautifully decorated with a very large (11-line) initial "C" in gold leaf on a ground of rich blue.


Condition: A

Remnants of brown hinge tape in top margin, else fine.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2002