Auction 112, Lot 767

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1520 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.2 x 6.3 inches
10.7 x 16 cm

An unusual and fine manuscript leaf with text written in a very regular hand in classic script in black ink with the rubrics in red. Around the text is a cord-like decoration colored with liquid gold. The numerous decorative initials on both sides are painted in gold on a background of blue or red. The text is part of the Office of the Dead.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/28/2005

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