Lot 176 of 429:
Pair of illuminated manuscript leaves  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Pair of manuscript leaves on vellum, with illuminated initials, most likely from a Bible
Author:
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
12th-13th century?
Description:

Written in Latin in brown ink, on both sides of each leaf, text in 2 columns. With 7 two-line initials in liquid gold, blue, & brown; similar initials in top margins; paragraph marks in blue or red. Each leaf approx 31x23.5 cm (12¼9¼").

Attractive pair of leaves on thin vellum, of undetermined origin. One of the leaves has a 1" hand-stitched repair in lower margin.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Slight wear, near fine.
 
Item number:
305367
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