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Auction: Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
was auctioned on: 3 December 2019
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Very large Calendar leaf, perhaps from a Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [Italy, early fifteenth century]

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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$514 - US$772
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 22, Views: 5

Very large Calendar leaf, perhaps from a Missal, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [Italy, early fifteenth century] single leaf (for September-October), with KL initials in alternate blue or red, encased within scrolling ornate penwork, dates in red and black script, entries of saints names mostly in black, with red used to denote especial significance, capitals touched with tiny hairline penstrokes, slight flaking from words on recto, some holes down one side and folds, one large dark stain in blank margin, else fair and presentable condition, 347 by 282mm. From a large and handsome parent manuscript, with simple but appealing decoration and wide and clean margins.

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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