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694: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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694: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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European School, 16th Century

Antiphonal Leaf [Large Format Music Manuscript] with an Historiated Capital "S.".

Gold leaf, tempera and ink on thick laid paper. 16th century. 21 x 13 in. (533 x 330 mm). Sheet Size: 24 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (616 x 444 mm). Double-sided, featuring one historiated capital with tempera and gold leaf and latin text with black square note (quadratic notation) music on a red four-line stanza. The Antiphonary contains chants for the canonical hours of the Divine office; used by priests, monks and nuns in churches and religious enclaves. They are boldly hand written and illuminated on large sheets meant to be shared by several people.

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694: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

Estimate $300 - $400
Sep 25, 2008
Starting Price $150
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0694: 694: EUROPEAN SCHOOL, 16TH CENTURY Gold leaf, tempera

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Est. $300 - $400Starting Price $150
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Lot 0694 Details

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European School, 16th Century

Antiphonal Leaf [Large Format Music Manuscript] with an Historiated Capital "S.".

Gold leaf, tempera and ink on thick laid paper. 16th century. 21 x 13 in. (533 x 330 mm). Sheet Size: 24 1/4 x 17 1/2 in. (616 x 444 mm). Double-sided, featuring one historiated capital with tempera and gold leaf and latin text with black square note (quadratic notation) music on a red four-line stanza. The Antiphonary contains chants for the canonical hours of the Divine office; used by priests, monks and nuns in churches and religious enclaves. They are boldly hand written and illuminated on large sheets meant to be shared by several people.

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