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Manuscript Leaf, from an Antiphonarium or Antiphoner.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1318
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Manuscript Leaf, from an Antiphonarium or Antiphoner. Parchment leaf with nine four-line staves on each side, one large initial done in colors, the others alternating in red and blue, the text containing a number of chants for Shrove Sunday, Sexagesima Sunday, and other services, some toning and discoloration, in a double-glazed frame, 16 1/4 x 12 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Antiphonary, Hymnals, Manuscript, Quinquagesima, Sexagesima, Textual scholarship

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