Auction 93, Lot 432

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1400 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 6.7 inches
13.5 x 17 cm

This lovely vellum leaf is written in a skilled hand. The text is from one of the Penitential Psalms, the 37th (38 in the King James Version), verse 7 through 12. Both sides decorated with initials in red, blue and gold leaf and line fillers in the same colors.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2000

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