Auction 114, Lot 700

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Manuscripts

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 12 inches
20.3 x 30.5 cm

This is a large vellum leaf from a Spanish manuscript, probably a legal document, made in Granada. The Spanish text is written in black/brown ink on lines ruled in red. One side is beautifully decorated with a very large (10-line) initial in blue and white on a rich ground of gold leaf.

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Condition: B

Slight abrasions of text.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/1/2006

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