ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAF Leaf from a Book of Hours, with miniature of the circumcision of Christ
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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAF Leaf from a Book of Hours, with miniature of the circumcision of Christ
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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAF
Leaf from a Book of Hours, with miniature of the circumcision of Christ, illuminated manuscript on vellum, three-quarter page arch-topped miniature (110 x 60mm.) elaborate decorated borders including acanthus leaves and other foliage in blues, green, pink, red and gilt trefoils, 180 x 125mm., [northern France, mid-fifteenth century]; and a leaf of text from same Book of Hours (2)
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