ILLUMINATED MINIATURES Three miniatures (Martyred Saint with palm leaf and book preaching to a seated group; Saint officiating at a wedding; Kneeling messenger handing a letter to a group of men, some standing, some kneeling), [?Paris, late fourteenth century]

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Lot 68
ILLUMINATED MINIATURES
Three miniatures (Martyred Saint with palm leaf and book preaching to a seated group; Saint officiating at a wedding; Kneeling messenger handing a letter to a group of men, some standing, some kneeling), [?Paris, late fourteenth century]

Sold for £ 2,750 (US$ 3,419) inc. premium
ILLUMINATED MINIATURES
Three miniatures (Martyred Saint with palm leaf and book preaching to a seated group; Saint officiating at a wedding; Kneeling messenger handing a letter to a group of men, some standing, some kneeling), from an illuminated manuscript on vellum (backed with old paper), in colours against a red background decorated in gilt, each within a 2-line border (liquid gold outer, blue inner, the "marriage" image trimmed at lower margin with border re-instated), tipped onto single sheet of card, images 90 x 80mm., 60 x 82mm., and 87 x 80mm., [?Paris, late fourteenth century]

Footnotes

  • Provenance: "French art. Beg. 14th Cent... ", ink inscription with price, and date "1856" on verso of each miniature.
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ILLUMINATED MINIATURES Three miniatures (Martyred Saint with palm leaf and book preaching to a seated group; Saint officiating at a wedding; Kneeling messenger handing a letter to a group of men, some standing, some kneeling), [?Paris, late fourteenth century]
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