Auction 93, Lot 433

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1400 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

Color:

Size:
4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

Very fine, early 15th century, Dutch manuscript leaf on vellum. Superbly illuminated in a style reminiscent of the Master of the Morgan Infancy Cycle. Both sides contain illumination, with the verso being the most beautiful with initials, line filler, leaves and flowers, all in red and blue ink and burnished gold leaf.

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Condition: A

Minor ink smudge, overall fine.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $500

Closed on 12/6/2000

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