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Angels Supporting the Chalice and Host, a historiated initial on one of five leaves from a Book of Hours, in Latin [France (perhaps Dijon), late 15th or early 16th century]
5 leaves, c.210x150mm, vellum, 23 lines in a fine bâtarde script, c.150x95mm, one with a SMALL MINIATURE introducing the Office of Corpus Christi, with some flaking of pigments, with two other illuminated leaves from the Office of the Dead, consistent with the Use of Rome, and two undecorated leaves from the ‘O intemerata’ and another prayer
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For the devotion to the Eucharist see R. Wieck, Illuminating Faith. The Eucharist in Medieval Life and Art, 2014.

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