Auction 95, Lot 392

"[Illuminated Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscript

Period: 1450 (circa)

Publication: Book of Hours

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Size:
4.4 x 6 inches
11.2 x 15.2 cm

A rather simple vellum leaf made in Northern France. The Gothic text is neatly written in brown ink with red rubics and initials is red, blue or gold. Several of the initials have pen work decorations that appear to have been added after the work was completed by the original scribe. The verso has the text of Psalm 148, "Praise ye the Lord from the heavens …"

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/13/2001

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