"O, GOD, COME TO MY ASSISTANCE!"
(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Leaf from a Book of Hours. Likely Paris, France, circa 1420.
Lovely illuminated miniature from a French Book of Hours, featuring an unusual hand-colored image of Christ carrying the cross, with five lines of Latin text from the Hours of the Cross in Gothic script, a two-line initial, a one-line initial, and two line extenders, beautifully bordered on all sides with flowers, berries, gilt sprigs, and acanthus leaves. $10,500.