Bibles, Manuscripts - Quantity: 1
|Book Title:||getijdenboek blad uit Normandië - ca. 1450|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Binding/ Material:||Loose page|
This 15th-century manuscript leaf is from a Latin prayer book written in Normandy.
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 fine decorations in the margins, gilt-heightened. This is an original unique piece from the 15th century. Size: 10 × 7 cm.
Condition: although more than 550 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|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Een prachtig document. Mijn vroegste handschriftje in het Nederdietsch. Ik heb het direct getranscribeerd en vertaald.
Wat fijn om te hebben. Het was keurig verpakt en snel toegezonden. Dank.
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