Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description - Manuscript
|Object:||Manuscript (More lots)|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Subject:||Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion|
|Book Title:||Manuscript; Geïllumineerde pagina uit een getijdenboek - ca 1450|
|Condition:||Good, but with traces of use|
|Binding/ Material:||Loose page|
|Extras:||other extra - see description|
|Number of pages:||2|
This 15th-century manuscript leaf is from a Latin prayer book that was written in France, c. 1450.
Imagine the mediaeval 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 so.
This is such a manuscript on vellum (thin parchment - animal skin) with beautifully decorated initials and pen work, gilt-heightened, and with a beautiful border decoration. This is an original unique piece from the 15th century. Dimensions: 15 × 11 cm.
Condition: Although more than 500 years old, the manuscript is still in good condition; the vellum is slightly tanned, and there is a small tear in the margin. Elements that determine the value: its rarity, quality, age and attractiveness. This is a masterpiece in any serious collection.
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Beautiful item. Thank you very much.
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