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  • M5555 Single Leaf from a Book of Hours,Hand-illuminated in tempera and gold,Normandy, c. 1475

This is a genuine leaf from a Book of Hours which was written by hand in the 15th c.  Latin text written in a gothic hand in dark brown ink.  Ruling in red.  Versal initials in liquid gold on a ground of blue or rust with gold tracery.  Line-endings of the same decoration.  An exquisite border of leaves in gold leaf on ivy vines with fronds and flowers in tempera.  Initial “U” on recto opens Psalm 13 and initial “T” on verso opens Psalm 43.
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M5555 Leaf from a Book of Hours, Normandy, c. 1475

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M5555 Single Leaf from a Book of Hours,Hand-illuminated in tempera and gold,Normandy, c. 1475

This is a genuine leaf from a Book of Hours which was written by hand in the 15th c.  Latin text written in a gothic hand in dark brown ink.  Ruling in red.  Versal initials in liquid gold on a ground of blue or rust with gold tracery.  Line-endings of the same decoration.  An exquisite border of leaves in gold leaf on ivy vines with fronds and flowers in tempera.  Initial “U” on recto opens Psalm 13 and initial “T” on verso opens Psalm 43.

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