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Manuscript - Manuscript - Page from a Dutch Book of Hours - [ca. 1450]

Manuscript - Manuscript - Page from a Dutch Book of Hours - [ca. 1450]

Description
Manuscript - Manuscript - Page from a Dutch Book of Hours - [ca. 1450]
Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Manuscript

This 15th century manuscript sheet is from a Prayer Book written in Dutch in ca. 1450.

Imagine the medieval abbeys, they had libraries where monks lit up beautiful handwritten manuscripts with gilded hand-painted initials on red or blue background. Time was not an issue, contemplation and quality all the more.

This is such a manuscript on vellum (thin parchment - animal skin) with beautiful written letters with small decorations in the capital letters. This is an original unique piece from the 15th century.

Condition: Although more than 500 years old, the condition is good, the parchment is slightly browned. Elements that determine the value: the rarity, quality of age and attractiveness ... a masterpiece in any serious collection.

Lot details
Object
Manuscript
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Manuscript
Book Title
Manuscript - Page from a Dutch Book of Hours - [ca. 1450]
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Loose page
Number of pages
2
Dimensions
16.5×12 cm
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