Before I put these 15th century illuminated manuscript leaves up for sale at my website, I thought I’d offer them for sale through the blog first. Description and price follows each picture. Recto and verso of each leaf are shown.
ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A BOOK OF HOURS, ON VELLUM. France, c. 1450. $400
Bar border in pink and gold on each side of the page, three quarter borders composed of blue and orange acanthus, coloured flowers, gold leaves on hair-line stems, 2 two-line initials on burnished gold grounds.
Measures 4 x 5 1/2 inches. 17 lines of text in a rounded gothic hand.
And Verso (the image should appear the same size as the image of the front of the leaf. I’m having trouble loading this image, though, so I’m not sure how it will appear on your screen. Email or leave a comment below if you’d like additional scans.
LEAF FROM A BOOK OF HOURS, Paris, ca. 1420. 5 1/2 x 8 inches. $500
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