Auction 107, Lot 605

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1250 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

5 x 7 inches
12.7 x 17.8 cm

A wonderful leaf from a French Bible with text from the book Ezekiel and the beginning of the prologue to Daniel. There are 42 lines in a very regular gothic book hand. One initial is beautifully decorated in gold, red and blue with a stylized dragon inside with his long tail extending into the margin. The name of the book is at the top in red and blue.


Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $550


Closed on 6/9/2004