Book of Hours, Illuminated Manuscript, Northern France c.1450
Offered is a framed original single leaf from the illuminated manuscript Book of Hours, a prayer book, printed in Northern France circa 1450. The calligraphy of the text is embellished with gold and lapis. The illustration on the left features flowers of blue, yellow, green and red set against a motif of gold ivy.
Sight 5 ¼ by 7 ¼ inches
Frame 13 by 15 ½ inches
The book page is in excellent condition. It is framed archivally with acid-free matting under UV filtering glass to prevent fading. The frame is in excellent condition with minor scuffs.