Lot 215: CONTINENTAL ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT PAGE.
January 14, 2017
Delaware, OH, USALive Auction
CONTINENTAL ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT PAGE.
Early page with text and decorative capitals in ink, watercolor and gilt on vellum. Armorial shield in floral border. Imperfections. Framed, 17.5"h. 13.5"w.
Stain at bottom and loss to top right corner. Wear to armorial shield and text.
Note on backing paper says "1440 France, ____". We cannot guarantee this but the page does have good age. Old dried up tape on back of page where it was taped to underside of mat. Taped at the top margin. Back of page has addtional text. Edge stains from mat, edges trimmed. Approx. 11.5"h. 9.5"w.
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