Diurnal German c 1450 (7)

Catalog Number 40811
 
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Country of Origin:

Germany

City of Origin:

Cologne (most likely)

Age:

Circa 1450

Workshop:

Unknown

Langauge:

Latin

Script:

Lettre Batard

Use Of:

Unknown

Size of Written Space:

75 x 90 mm. approximately (2.95 x 3.54 in.)

Size of Leaf:

131 x 103 mm. approximately (5.16 x 4.06 in.)

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Description:

A leaf from a Diurnal, Germany, Use unknown, circa 1450, in Latin, on vellum (131 x 103 mm.). Diurnals are used in the performance of the Divine Office but only include the daytime canonical hours; lauds, prime, terce, sext, none, and vespers. Like Breviaries, Diurnals begin with a liturgical calendar listing the major feast days in red ink. There are two columns of twenty-eight lines of unidentified text, each written in batarde script, ruled in red; capitals alternate in red and blue inks. Verso: two columns of twenty-eight lines of unidentified text, each written in batarde script, ruled in red; capitals alternate in red and blue inks. Condition of this leaf is Fine [F].

Price:
$155.00
SKU:
40811
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