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Auction 92, Lot 432

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1450 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours


5.3 x 6.8 inches
13.5 x 17.3 cm
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A vellum leaf with 18 initials, and 11 fillers, illuminated with gold leaf and blue and red ink. The recto contains the well know prayer: "Ab omni malo libera nos domine" (Deliver us from all evil, o Lord). This is a great example of the scribe's workmanship, written in the North of France.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/13/2000