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Leaf from an early Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum
[France (probably Paris)
last quarter of 14th century]
€1.200 - €1.800

"Single leaf, 245 x 178 mm, with single column of two sizes of 11 lines in a large gothic bookhand, capitals touched with fine penwork and yellow wash, quotations underlined in red, red rubrics, paragraph marks in dark blue with ornate red penwork, one-line initial in burnished gold with black penwork, two 2-line initials in burnished gold or dark blue with black or red penwork, one very large initial 'C' (opening ""Corde creditor ad ..."") in blue with white penwork, enclosing scrolls of coloured foliage around a square with looped corners on burnished gold ground, the whole on dark pink grounds with decorated border of thin gold and coloured bars terminating in coloured and gold leaves, one 2-line initial slightly smudged, small spots and stains, else good condition"

The text here includes the suffrages to SS. Andrew and Nicholas