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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 638

    A GROUP OF LEAVES FROM ILLUMINATED OR DECORATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF LEAVES FROM ILLUMINATED OR DECORATED MANUSCRIPTS ON VELLUM
    Including a leaf from a glossed Gratian's Decretum [north Italy, early 14th century], with initials in blue with red penwork flourishing, visible area 365 x 235 mm.; a leaf from a large choirbook [Spain, late 15th century], with large foliate initial, 870 x 545 mm. (early stitched repair); a leaf from a choirbook [Spain, 16th century], with elaborate penwork initial and two-sided border (some wear), 560 x 380 mm.; a stencilled leaf from a choirbook [Spain, 17th century], visible area 755 x 510 mm.; and four assorted leaves from choirbooks including a 13th century Italian leaf with a 19th century historiated initial; all leaves framed (8)


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