Auction 121, Lot 823

"[Bible Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1250 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.5 x 7 inches
11.4 x 17.8 cm

A finely written page in a minute Gothic hand from a very early French Bible, the book of Zachariah, Ch. 1, which begins with the flourishing initial 'I'. The initials are drawn in blue, red and green ink, and illuminated with delicate penwork.

References:

Condition: A

Extremely thin and fine vellum. A couple minor creases at the margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/26/2007

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