Bordered leaf
Lot 3003
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Single illuminated manuscript leaf on vellum, 207 x 146 mm, Flemish, circa 1550, from a Breviary, in brown and red inks with alternating blue and red 2-line initials, the recto with a full border of trompe l'oeil flowers, birds, snail and butterfly on gold ground.

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