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Auction: Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
was auctioned on: 3 December 2019
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Small cutting from a noted Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [France, second half of twelfth century]

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Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$386 - US$643
Price realised:  n. a.
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Small cutting from a noted Missal, in Latin, manuscript on parchment [France, second half of twelfth century] rectangular cutting, indentured at head to form a spine support for a later book, remains of 9 lines in two sizes of a good early gothic bookhand, with a st-ligature and without biting curves, the smaller script accompanied with music in neumes on a 4-line red stave, rubrics in red, larger initials in red or blue with scalloping decorative penwork, discoloured sections, small scuffs, overall fair and presentable condition, 76 by 160mm. A small but appealing cutting, with charming early gothic script and decoration.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2019
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
United Kingdom
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