C1470 Illuminated Miniature Manuscript Vellum Leaf Latin Holy Bible Vellum Dutch For SaleYOU ARE offerDING ON A BEAUTIFUL ILLUMINATED LEAF OF GORGEOUSLY HAND PAINTED TEXT
OF THE BOOK OF HOURS,
PROBABLY ORIGINATING IN FLANDERS OR THE NETHERLANDS,
This is a rare 15th century manuscript leaf on vellum written most likely in a Flanders/ Dutch scriptorium, highlighted by the intricate and adorned gold and color floral designed miniatures, decorating one side.
Gorgeously illuminated medieval handwritten color illuminated leaf with beautiful and singular black Gothic-Handwriting , complexly arranged and created with the utmost in precision. If you look closely, you can note the precise illuminated color and details of the gold heightened illuminated miniatures, a perfect reflection of the care and time taken to make this page.. Done in multiple colors, they truly allow for this leaf to stand alone as a fantastic piece of medieval and religious art, rarely seen this intricate on the market.
The page is made of fine thin, virgin vellum in excellent condition with merely minor traces of aging, edge flaws, etc , as shown. The leaf is adorned on one side, the verso with simple Dutch gothic hand. 4.75" x 3.5". Pics taken with and without flash for texture and various views; page is not yellowed, rather this is the non-flashed photos. This is a truly rare and worthy of a museum or a prideful display in a private setting! style="color: rgb(255, 0, 16);">EXTREMELY RARE !!!
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