Rollen- und Plattenstempel, p.276. " /> Mid 16th-century Saxonian bookbinding of blindstamped pigskin over paste or wooden boards, with a central hand-colored blindstamped portrait of Melanchthon on upper cover and a figure of Justice on lower cover, surrounded by a medaillion head roll-tool, dated 1567, the portrait plate signed with initials "A.M." (Adam or Abraham Müller) of Wittenberg colored in gold, red, blue and turquoise. Haebler, <I>Rollen- und Plattenstempel,</I> p.276. |
  • A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 235

    Mid 16th-century Saxonian bookbinding of blindstamped pigskin over paste or wooden boards, with a central hand-colored blindstamped portrait of Melanchthon on upper cover and a figure of Justice on lower cover, surrounded by a medaillion head roll-tool, dated 1567, the portrait plate signed with initials "A.M." (Adam or Abraham Müller) of Wittenberg colored in gold, red, blue and turquoise. Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, p.276.

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    Mid 16th-century Saxonian bookbinding of blindstamped pigskin over paste or wooden boards, with a central hand-colored blindstamped portrait of Melanchthon on upper cover and a figure of Justice on lower cover, surrounded by a medaillion head roll-tool, dated 1567, the portrait plate signed with initials "A.M." (Adam or Abraham Müller) of Wittenberg colored in gold, red, blue and turquoise. Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, p.276.


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