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D191 Book of hours leaf

Product info

€185.00 (Marge regeling)

( - Unknown manufacturer )

14.0 x 10.5 cm (5.5 x 4.1 inch)

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Description

This vellum leaf is from an early Breviary written in northern France or Flanders. The text is written in a single column (21 lines) in a clear gothic book hand in black and red ink. There are 5 large initials in red, blue, white, and one of them has burnished gold, with a decorative border extending into the margins.

 

There is light toning and a number of tiny holes caused by the oxidation of the black pigment.


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