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(Illuminated Manuscripts), Framed Illuminated Antiphony Leaf and Fragment

Auction:
2433
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

(Illuminated Manuscripts), Framed Illuminated Antiphony Leaf and Fragment, early 16th century, comprising one full sheet with illuminated initial, sight size 24 1/4 x 17 1/2, and a fragment of an antiphony leaf with initial centered by a figure of Christ, 8 1/8 x 5 in., both matted and framed.
Estimate $300-500

Fragment: minor handling wear.
Sheet: some rubbing to blue coloring at initial. Loss to black coloration of lines throughout. creasing. light spot of possible dampstaining to left edge of second line of text from bottom.

Keywords

Book design, Illuminated manuscript, Initial, Leaf, Western art

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