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Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David.

Very fine illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruli...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280

 


Leaf on vellum from a Missal.

A very fine Missal leaf, written in Latin. RECTO: A wonderful initial P decorated with pen work in red, purple and blue. The initial is 6x6cm. VERSO: 18 lines written in ...

$2250 / ≈ €2105
Maker / Publisher: MISSAL.
Place & Date: France, c. 1410

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourish...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Besançon, 1370

 


Miniature of The Crucifixion of Christ.

Page fragment from a Book of Hours with a miniature of the Cruxifiction with Saint Mary and Mary Magdalene in prayer in front of Jesus hung on the cross. This miniature c...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: Master de Liénart Barronnat
Place & Date: Paris, 1492 - 1494

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourish...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Besançon, 1370

 


Leaf on vellum from a Missal.

A very fine Missal leaf, written in Latin. RECTO: A wonderful initial O decorated with pen work in red, purple and blue. The initial is 6x6cm. VERSO: one initial "I&...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MISSAL.
Place & Date: France, c. 1410

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourish...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Besançon, 1370

 


Leaf on vellum, from a manuscript book of hours.

Scatter border of flowers. Borders of very high quality, executed by an artist of the Ghent-Bruges school.VERSO: 19 lines of Dutch text in brown ink. A 6-lines capital &q...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Flanders, 1450

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourish...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: France, 1370

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Brevier.

RECTO: One 3-line illuminated initial in burnished gold on colored grounds. Panel border of acanthus leaves, flowers and birds on a partly liquid gold and dark red ground...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: BREVIER
Place & Date: Tours, c.1485

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourish...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Besaçon, 1370

 


A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours.

RECTO: Four 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds. colorful panel border of acanthus leaves and flowers, with black penwork.VERSO: One 2-line initial and seve...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Western France, ca. 1445

 


Leaf on vellum from an Italian manuscript Book of Hours.

A leaf from an Italian Book of Hours, written on vellum in the neighborhood of Ferrara, around 1480.The decorations of this leaf are extraordinary : the bouquet of flower...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Italy, Ferrara, ca.1480

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A large vellum antiphonary leaf, written in Latin , probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial "Q",, decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burni...

$700 / ≈ €655
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Italy, 1480

 


Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A large vellum antiphonary leaf, written in Latin, probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial ,Q, decorated with pen work in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.VE...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Italy, 1480

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

RECTO: One 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on colored grounds and seven 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and six line-fillers in sam...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS.
Place & Date: France, ca.1530

 


A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours. (Calendar month of August)

RECTO : Calendar month of August with a 2-line initial in liquid gold on colored ground. colorful panel border in the left margin of acanthus leaves and flowers, with bla...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1450

 


Manuscript page from a Shahnameh, The Book of Kings, written by Ferdowsi.

Page with large miniature 160 x 160mm. from the Shahnameh, or ("The Book of Kings"), which is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 9...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Kashmir, ca. 1830-1860

 


Manuscript page from a Shahnameh, The Book of Kings, written by Ferdowsi.

Page with large miniature 187 x 160mm. from the Shahnameh, or ("The Book of Kings"), which is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 9...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Kashmir, ca. 1830-1860

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

RECTO: One 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on colored grounds and six 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and five line-fillers in same...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: France, ca. 1530

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

RECTO: Six 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and five line-fillers in same.VERSO: Five 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and one 2-lines i...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: France, 1520-1550

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

VERSO: one 2-line illuminated initial showing a bird in fine detail in liquid gold on colored ground, seven 1-line initials and line-fillers in same.RECTO: Seven 1-line i...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS.
Place & Date: France, c. 1520

 


Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.

A leaf from a Medieval Antiphonal or Choir Missal for Spanish use, in Latin on extremely heavy vellum. Justification: 360x246mm. Text is in Spanish rounded Gothic hand (R...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM.
Place & Date: Sevilla, ca.1520

 


Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.

A leaf from a Medieval Antiphonal or Choir Missal for Spanish use, in Latin on extremely heavy vellum. Justification: 360x246mm. Text is in Spanish rounded gothic hand (R...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM.
Place & Date: Sevilla, ca.1520

 


Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.

A leaf from a Medieval Antiphonal or Choir Missal for Spanish use, in Latin on extremely heavy vellum. Justification: 360x246mm. Text is in Spanish rounded gothic hand (R...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM.
Place & Date: Sevilla, ca.1520

 


Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours.

A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, written in Utrecht.Fourteen lines of monastic Textura script with 4 two-line initial "I" in liquid gold on a bl...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Utrecht, ca.1450 - 1460

 


Manuscript leaf on vellum from a Dutch Book of Hours.

A leaf from a medieval manuscript Book of Hours, written in Utrecht.Fourteen lines of monastic Textura script with fourteen 1-line initials in blue or gold with extensive...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Utrecht, ca.1450 - 1460

 


Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.

A leaf from a Medieval Antiphonal or Choir Missal for Spanish use, in Latin on extremely heavy vellum. Justification: 360x246mm. Text is in Spanish rounded gothic hand (R...

$230 / ≈ €215
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM.
Place & Date: Sevilla, ca.1520

 


Persian miniature paintings, Mogul Dynasty.

Indo/Persian, Mogul Dynasty miniature painting in delicate Opaque watercolors on paper, with Islamic scripts on recto and verso. Miniature about 135 x 150mm. Painted in g...

$225 / ≈ €211
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Northern Indian Mogul dynasty, ca 1800-1850

 


Double page manuscript page from a Shahnameh, The Book of Kings, written by Ferdowsi.

Fine double page brilliantly illuminated gilt leaves written by the scribe Abu Bakr Jami in Isfahan. The Arabic text contains Islamic prayers with beautiful headings thro...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: ABU BAKR JAMI
Place & Date: Isfahan, ca. 1780

 


Indian painting on paper.

Fine miniature, presenting a couple in love making position, set on a balcony with in a landscape in the background. The miniature has been painted in India in late 19th ...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: INDIA
Place & Date: India, ca. 1900

 


Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours.

21 lines of printed text, surrounded by Renaissance borders decorated with flowers and little miniatures with figures on both sides.From the press of the leading Parisian...

$125 / ≈ €117
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c. 1520-1540

 


Indian painting on paper.

Fine miniature, presenting a couple in love making position. The miniature has been painted in India in early 20th century. The miniature is 165 x 110 mm, painted in oil ...

$110 / ≈ €103
Maker / Publisher: INDIA
Place & Date: India, ca. 1920

 


A leaf from a breviary.

Two large 2-line initials in red and or blue for the start of the new chapter.Nice clean leaves, with ample margins, from a breviary, end of the 15th. century.

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: BREVIER
Place & Date: Northern Netherlands ?, ca. 1480

 


Double page manuscript page from a Shahnameh, The Book of Kings, written by Ferdowsi.

Fine double page brilliantly illuminated gilt leaves written by the scribe Abu Bakr Jami in Isfahan. The Arabic text contains Islamic prayers with beautiful headings thro...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: ABU BAKR JAMI
Place & Date: Isfahan, ca. 1780

 


A leaf from a breviary.

Two large 2-line initials in red and or blue for the start of the new chapter.Nice clean leaves, with ample margins, from a breviary, end of the 15th. century.

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: BREVIER
Place & Date: Northern Netherlands ?, ca. 1480

 


A leaf from a breviary.

Two large 2-line initials in red and or blue for the start of the new chapter.Nice clean leaves, with ample margins, from a breviary, end of the 15th. century.

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: BREVIER
Place & Date: Northern Netherlands ?, ca. 1480

 


Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours In Latin and French.

24 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers, vases and figures. Gothic type, text in Latin, numerous one and two-line initials in g...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS (Use of Rome).
Place & Date: Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c. 1520-1540

 


Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours In Latin and French.

24 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers, vases and figures. Gothic type, text in Latin, numerous one and two-line initials in g...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS (Use of Rome).
Place & Date: Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c. 1520-1540

 


Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours.

24 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers, vases and religious scenes.From the press of the leading Parisian publisher and illumi...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c.1520-1540