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Lot 112

2 Manuscript Leaves, 14th and 15th century

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Two manuscript leaves, including:

 

1. A parchment leaf containing prayers of mass, illuminated with filigree designs to the margin edges, written and decorated by the Carthusian monks of Spain circa 14th century. The sight measures 11" x 9", and the glazed frame measures 16 3/4" x 13 3/4".

 

2. A vellum breviary double-leaf, with Lombardic capitals (most notable a large initial "P"), Southern Italy circa 1450. The leaf measures 5 3/4" x 8 1/4", and it is loosely housed in a folder that measures 11 1/2" x 9 1/2".

Condition

Each good condition, noting natural rippling to each, and minor creasing to the bottom right of the Carthusian leaf.

Overall Dimensions
Height: 16.75 in
Width: 13.75 in
Depth: 1.50 in

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