Auction 136, Lot 781

"[Iluminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1360 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

3.5 x 5 inches
8.9 x 12.7 cm

This tiny vellum leaf is from a French Book of Hours. There are three decorative initials and line fillers in red, blue and gold. The text on verso includes the prayer: We adore You, O Christ, and we bless You, because by Your Holy Cross You have redeemed the world.


Condition: B

There are some stains in the blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/1/2011