Lot 12
  • 12

Large illuminated initial on a leaf from a Franciscan Antiphoner, in Latin [Italy (Bologna), c.1300-25]

800 - 1,200 GBP
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  • bodycolour on vellum
single leaf, c.555x370mm, vellum, with a large illuminated initial 'C' with partial border (for the antiphon 'Cristus resurgens...', for the Saturday after Easter), 5 lines of text and music on four-line red staves, rastrum c.48mm, some flaking of ink and dirt around the edges but the initial in very fine condition 

Catalogue Note

From the same manuscript as the previous and following lots.