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Auction 93, Lot 434

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1400 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours


4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm
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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 are illuminated in burnished gold leaf with initials, line-fillers and delicate leaves. The verso contains the Lectio Prima from the book of Job, chapter 7, verse 16B with a splendid 3-line initial and garland of leaves covering the entire margin.


Condition: A

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/6/2000