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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 639

    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 noted Breviary, [Flanders, 15th century], 125 x 87 mm., with large initial and full-page scatter border with poppy, carnations, lilac, acanthus and fruits, close to the style of SIMON MARMION; a leaf from a Book of Hours, [Rouen, c. 1500], 210 x 145 mm., recto and verso with foliate panel border incorporating a bird and winged beast; a leaf from a Book of Hours, [Franco-Flemish, 15th century], 177 x 132 mm., with a head sketched in ink in lower border; two fine leaves from a Book of Hours, [Spain, 15th century], 185 x 130 mm., with initials in burnished gold and blue elaborately flourished in the alternate colour (show-through from versos, pasted onto card at upper margins); a leaf from a pocket Bible, [France, 13th century], 152 x 82 mm., Folio Fine Art Ltd Ms 4346 (paper label) (cropped at outer margin); two calendar leaves from a Book of Hours [northern France, 15th century], each 163 x 112 mm. (pasted onto card at upper margins); and a leaf from a printed Horae with full-page border, [?Paris, c.1500] (9)


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