Book of Hours (Use of Châlons-sur-Marne)
Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis
Canberra, The Australian National University Library, Shelfmark Pending
Maggs Bros., European Miniatures and Illumination & Calligraphy also early writing from Egypt. Bulletin No. 11. London (November 1982) , 27
Remarks by the Editor:
no 85 in catalogue, plate XX. Marked as sold prior to the printing of the catalogue.
Title: Illuminated vellum leaf from a Book of Hours (Litany).
Persons (scribes, annotators): Franco-Flemish Illuminator: c. 1490
Written in a brown ink.
Number of Lines: at least 20
Ruling: Ruled in pink.
More about the Current Condition:
In fine condition with wide margins.
In both pages a floral side-border on burnished gold ground. Initial 'S' at commencement of the lines in matt gold on red and blue background alternately; 'ragged-branch' line-fillers in shaded gold. The floral side-border is different on the two pages: recto, red roses, blue and white acanthus, and blue bell-like flower; verso, white daisies, blue disc-like flower.
- Text Language: Latin
From the Otto F. Ege collection, no. 48.