ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAF Leaf from a illuminated Bible, c.1275; and another, C.1450 (2)
Lot 47
ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAF Leaf from an illuminated Bible, c.1275; and another, C.1450 (2)
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAF
Leaf from an illuminated Bible, 51 lines, double column, headline in alternate red and blue letters (shaved), 3 3-line initials in red and blue with long flourish into margins (2 recto, one verso), tipped onto window-mount, from the Chester Beatty Collection (printed provenance on Folio Fine Art Ltd. label on mount), page size 242 x 155mm., [?Paris, c.1275]--Leaf from a Book of Hours, 13 lines, capital letters in alternate blue and gold against calligraphic backgrounds with flourishes, wide fore-border of flowers in bludes, freens and gilt, 144 x 100mm., [?Northern France, c.1450] (2)
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