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Auction 91, Lot 416

"Illuminated Book of Hours leaf",

Subject: Incunabula

Period: 1500 (circa)



5.7 x 8.7 inches
14.5 x 22.1 cm

A fine vellum sheet with several illuminated initials in red, blue and gold ink on both sides. The text is primarily in Latin. However, one side starts with a French sentence. The other side mention s the importance of the crucifix to Christianity. The right margin of each side includes an illuminated floral and leaf panel. Some wear to the panel illuminations, else very good


Condition: B

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/14/2000