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Lot 0176
Heading: (Illuminated Manuscript)
Author:
Title: Pair of manuscript leaves on vellum, with illuminated initials, most likely from a Bible
Place Published: No place
Publisher:
Date Published: 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.

Condition

Slight wear, near fine.

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Pair of illuminated manuscript leaves

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500May 30, 2019