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!
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Manuscript from French Medieval Book of Hours [ref. Archangel Gabriel]
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Loose page
- Number of pages
- 18.9×13.3 cm