Lot 35
  • 35

SEVEN LEAVES FROM BOOKS OF HOURS, IN DUTCH, FRENCH, AND LATIN

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
Sold
1,250 GBP
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Description

7 leaves, vellum: (a, b) 2 leaves, c.195x137mm, 15 lines, c.95x65mm, with parts of the prayer ‘Doulce dame’, IN FRENCH, each with illuminated initials, line-fillers and panel borders [France, c.1440s]; (c, d) 2 leaves, c.155x112mm, 19 lines, c.95x70mm,  IN DUTCH, each with gold initials with fine penwork ornament [Northern Netherlands, 15th century]; (e–g) 3 leaves, c.108x77mm, 11 lines, c.65x50mm, each with illuminated initials and partial borders, including one with the start of the Litany of the Virgin and one with parts of the Seven Prayers of St Gregory, with feminine forms (‘michi peccatrici’) [north-eastern Italy (Aquileia?), 15th century]
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