Bible Leaf French c 1240

Catalog Number 39
 
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Country of Origin:

France

City of Origin:

Paris

Age:

Circa 1240

Workshop:

Unknown

Langauge:

Latin

Script:

Miniscule Gothic

Use Of:

Not Applicable

Size of Written Space:

Undocumented

Size of Leaf:

190 x 140 cm. approximately 7.48 x 5.51 in.)

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Description:

This is a leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible; Paris, France - circa 1240; in Latin and on Vellum (190xl40mm). There are fifty lines of double Gothic script, Book Headings, Chapter Numbers. A large six- capital "U" is in a brilliant burnished gold background and scribed in blues, white and pink. Inside the cavity of the initial is a geometric design. Versal initials alternate in blue and red with contrasting pen work. The Opening to the Book of Ecclesiastes: "On the vanity of human wisdom". Verso: fifty lines of double Gothic script, Book Headings, Chapter Numbers This is a scarce leaf and will be appreciated by all. Condition of this leaf is fine [F].

Price:
$3,500.00
SKU:
39
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