Auction 107, Lot 632

"[Processional Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Music

Period: 1500 (circa)

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3.8 x 5 inches
9.7 x 12.7 cm

A small sheet of vellum with both sides neatly written with text and four-line music in brown ink with decorative initials in red. The book containing the principal music sung by the choir during the Divine Office was called an Antiphoner or Gradual. This very large book was boldly written so that several people could see the text at the same time. In processions, smaller books were used for each member of the procession.

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Condition: B

Lightly soiled.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $35

Closed on 6/9/2004

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