Auction 95, Lot 391

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscript

Period: 1450 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

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Size:
4.6 x 6.8 inches
11.7 x 17.3 cm

Nice vellum leaf from the Suffrages, the prayers to the Saints. These prayers helped round out the spiritual needs of late medieval and Renaissance men and women. The leaf contains a prayer to Saint Anthony. The text is written in two different hands in brown-black ink, with red rubrics and one decorated initial with burnished gold leaf and blue, red and white ink.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001

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