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Auction 94, Lot 450

"[Illuminated Leaf]",

Subject: Medieval Manuscript

Period: 1450 (circa)

Publication: Psalterium


5 x 6.9 inches
12.7 x 17.5 cm
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A very interesting leaf from a Psalterium, as distinguished by the numerous decorative initials, alternating in red and blue ink, and the many abbreviations that are used. The text is from the Book of Psalms, psalm 134, verse 7 to 137, verse 5.


Condition: B

Two razor cuts, one in margin and one shorter one in the text, without loss of text.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/7/2001