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Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Title: Manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours on vellum.
Published in: France, c. 1475
   
Size: 7.5 x 4.3 inches.
19.0 x 11.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: 26 Lines of Lettre Batarde, written in dark brown and blue. In lower corner border a little smudged. Few tiny holes due to oxidation of ink.
Generally good.

Condition Rating

RECTO: with two 2-line capitals on red ground in blue, white and liquid gold. Beautifully illuminated with border panels cover three sides with floral designs of acanthus leaves painted in muted pastel colors and other flowers: roses, thistle and blue morning glories (right and bottom). Line endings are in ragged staffs.
VERSO: one 2-line capitals on red ground in blue, white and liquid gold, illuminated with a 3-sided illuminated panel border with acanthus leaves in blue and gold and many flowers in bright colours and gold leaf. On partly coloured liquid gold grounds. One line filler in brown and gold
Rubrics are most unusual as they are in blue.




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Lot number: 28589

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Price :$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,593  

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