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Auction archive: Lot number 5

Illuminated manuscript.-

Estimate
£800 - £1,200
ca. US$985 - US$1,478
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 5

Illuminated manuscript.-

Estimate
£800 - £1,200
ca. US$985 - US$1,478
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Illuminated manuscript.- The Massacre of the Innocents, square miniature on a leaf from a devotional manuscript on parchment, single leaf, with a large square miniature showing Herod seated on his throne, inclining forward as an armoured soldier raises his sword to strike a child held in its mother's arms, all on a grassy mound before a sky of gold divided into diagonal tiles by black pen-lines, sprays of single line foliage with gold leaves in borders, two initials in gold on coloured grounds, red rubrics, single column, 14 lines in a late gothic bookhand, robes of Herod with paint flaked away in places, slight discolouration to edges of leaf, else good condition, 188 x 125mm., framed, [southern Netherlands], [second quarter of 15th century].

Auction archive: Lot number 5
Auction:
Datum:
26 Jan 2023
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Beschreibung:

Illuminated manuscript.- The Massacre of the Innocents, square miniature on a leaf from a devotional manuscript on parchment, single leaf, with a large square miniature showing Herod seated on his throne, inclining forward as an armoured soldier raises his sword to strike a child held in its mother's arms, all on a grassy mound before a sky of gold divided into diagonal tiles by black pen-lines, sprays of single line foliage with gold leaves in borders, two initials in gold on coloured grounds, red rubrics, single column, 14 lines in a late gothic bookhand, robes of Herod with paint flaked away in places, slight discolouration to edges of leaf, else good condition, 188 x 125mm., framed, [southern Netherlands], [second quarter of 15th century].

Auction archive: Lot number 5
Auction:
Datum:
26 Jan 2023
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
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