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Anonymous - Manuscript from French Medieval Book of Hours [ref. Archangel Gabriel] - 1400

Anonymous - Manuscript from French Medieval Book of Hours [ref. Archangel Gabriel] - 1400

Description
Anonymous - Manuscript from French Medieval Book of Hours [ref. Archangel Gabriel] - 1400
Manuscripts - Quantity: 1 - Manuscript

Authentic manuscript leaf, regarding Archangel Gabriel (ref. Both sides of the manuscript- see detailed photos), from a medieval book of hours - Paris / France - End of 14th century.

Recto / verso vellum with beautiful gold-painted filigree trail decorations
Exceptional medieval manuscript from a French book of hours, written in Latin written on vellum with black ink in Gothic script.

Recto text: 15 handwritten lines with a richly decorated, gold-painted filigree trail decoration on the left border.
Verso text: 14 handwritten lines with a richly decorated, gold-painted filigree trail decoration on the right border.

Size of the page: 18.9 × 13.3 cm.

Condition: Somewhat tanned to the edges (see photos), but exceptionally well-preserved after more than 600 years!

Lot details
Object
Manuscript
Number of Books
1
Subject
Manuscripts
Author/ Illustrator
Anonymous
Book Title
Manuscript from French Medieval Book of Hours [ref. Archangel Gabriel]
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1400
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Loose page
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
18.9×13.3 cm
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