Auction 108, Lot 675

"[Processional Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Music

Period: 1500 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

3.7 x 5 inches
9.4 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.


Condition: B

Bit of light spotting.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 9/29/2004