anoniem - Leaf from a book of hours - 1510

Description
anoniem - Leaf from a book of hours - 1510
Illustrated, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Single sheet

Vellum/parchment - 20 x 12.5 cm.

This 16th century sheet is from a Latin book of prayers printed ca. 1510 in France.
Before 1497, books of hours were handwritten. This is a page from a printed book.

A page made of vellum (thin parchment - animal skin) with wonderful hand decorated initials. This concerns a unique piece from the 16th century.

Condition: although more than five hundred years old, still in reasonable to good condition, some browning of the parchment and it has some brown stains. Elements that determine the value: its rarity, quality, age and attractiveness. This is a masterpiece in any serious collection.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
anoniem
Book Title
Leaf from a book of hours
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1510
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
nvt
Binding/ Material
Loose page
Number of pages
2
Dimensions
20×12.5 cm
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