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(Illuminated Manuscript Leaf)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(Illuminated Manuscript Leaf), one illuminated Breviary leaf, c. 1480, probably Florentine, on vellum, from the Vigil of the Assumption, thirty-six lines, the decoration includes red and blue rubrication, gilt highlighted blue, lavender, and green foliate scrolls and historiated left border with portraits of apostles, mounted in a mat, framed, (minor soiling).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Assumption, Book design, Illuminated manuscript

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