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Auction 108, Lot 658

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1450 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

Color: Hand Color

2.6 x 3.7 inches
6.6 x 9.4 cm
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A very small leaf from a Flemish Book of Hours. The text is written in littera textualis, in dark brown ink, with many initials in red or blue. The pin pricks used to align the text on the sheet are still visible in the margins. The text is from the Gospel Lessons, Luke 1 from verse 73.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/29/2004