Lot 1: 1400AD, circa. Illuminated manuscript - a leaf from a Book of HoursPlatinum House
January 26, 2013
Dublin, IrelandLive Auction
Description: 1400AD, circa. Illuminated manuscript - a leaf from a Book of Hours Illuminated manuscript on vellum, framed. A leaf from the Book of Hours, a devotional book popular in the Middle Ages. It was developed for lay people who wished to incorporate elements of monasticism into their devotional life. In double sided frame h:6.75 w:4.75 in.