Sale 21BP03 | Lot 103

[MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION] Two manuscript leaves.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
[MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION]  Two manuscript leaves.

Lot Details

Lot 103
[MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION] Two manuscript leaves.
The first a leaf on vellum from an antiphonal, with an historiated initial D of Christ's entry into Jerusalem. Likely Bohemia: mid-13th century. 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches (40 x 30 cm); 9 four-line with simple inhabited initials. In a double-sided frame; the second a leaf on vellum, also from an antiphonal, with a border of the evangelists. Likely a late Byzantine production (or possibly a pastiche): 16th century? 21 x 14 inches (53 x 35 cm) six staves. Framed.
Provenance: From the V.G. Simkhovitch Collection
By descent in the family.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $1,512 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $1,512 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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