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Auction 195, Lot 816


"[Book of Hours Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Book of Hours

Period: 1525 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 14.6 inches
26.7 x 37.1 cm
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This buttery vellum leaf is written in two columns with 34 lines per column, in black, red and blue ink. The leaf includes part of a ceremony to accompany the vesting of a prelate, in which there are prayers associated with each piece, such as the Amice, Alb, Cincture, Maniple, and Stole.


Condition: B+

Light soiling and toning with some old pieces of tape adhered to the remaining part of the bifloium, which was removed.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $35

Closed on 11/15/2023