Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
$1200 / ≈ €1043
VERSO: The staves are in red and the notes in black. Two wonderful initial "G"loria and O, decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
On extremely heavy vellum (most likely ox) Wide margins. A few letters are burned into the vellum, due to oxidation of ink.
The antiphonal - as it is also called - has a large format because it was used by a whole choir and all the singers could have a look at it!
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