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Auction 105, Lot 584

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Manuscripts

Period: 1628 (circa)

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Size:
7.5 x 12 inches
19.1 x 30.5 cm

This is a large vellum leaf from a Spanish manuscript, probably a legal document, made in Granada. The Spanish text is written in black/brown ink on lines ruled in red. One side is beautifully decorated with a very large (11-line) initial "L" in gold leaf on a ground of rich red and white.

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Condition: B

Slight abrasions.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2003

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