Illuminated Manuscript Leaf on Vellum, Book of Hours, France c 1450
France (ca. 1450). Item #08804
A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, on vellum; 115mm x 83mm; verso and recto. Gothic littera bastarda script, in red and dark brown, or black ink; single column, 14 lines. One-quarter panel border decoration of rinceaux, with burnished gold ivy leaves and floral motif in tempera. A fine example from the 15th Century.
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