Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 0
|Book Title:||Geillumineerd blad uit een getijdenboek Tours - 1480|
|Number of Books:||0|
|Binding/ Material:||Loose page|
|Subject:||Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion|
This 15th-century manuscript leaf is from a Latin prayer book written in Tours.
Imagine the medieval abbeys with their libraries where monks created beautiful manuscripts, illuminated with gilt-heightened and hand-painted initials on red or blue backgrounds. Time was not an issue, contemplation and quality all the more.
This is such a manuscript on vellum (thin parchment - animal skin) with beautifully decorated initials and pen decorations, gilt-heightened, and with a beautiful border decoration. This is an original unique piece from the 15th century. Size: 15 × 10 cm.
Condition: although more than 500 years old, the manuscript is still in good condition; the vellum is slightly tanned. Elements that determine the value: its rarity, quality, age and attractiveness. This is a masterpiece in any serious collection.
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|Member since:||June 17, 2013|
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