Illuminated Initial

BOOK OF HOURS   |   ILLUMINATED LEAF

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LOVELY ILLUMINATED INITIAL "S" FROM A FRENCH CHOIRBOOK, CIRCA 1500

(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Initial. France, circa 1500. Single vellum leaf (3 by 3 inches), illuminated in red, blue, green, white, black, and gold inks inks; handsomely matted and framed, entire piece measures 11-3/4 by 11-3/4 inches. $1850.

Lovely illuminated initial from a French choirbook, circa 1500, scribed as a red and white floriated "S" on a floriated gilt and blue ground.

This illuminated leaf is from a French illuminated choirbook, circa 1500. The recto includes a very large letter "S" in red and white filigree on a gilt and blue ground decorated with bluebells.

Left edge of initial trimmed, faint rubbing and crease to initial. Extremely good condition.

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