Book of Hours (Use of Châlons-sur-Marne)
This is the description provided in the Maggs sales catalogue. The fragment is listed no. 85 and illustrated (plate XXXI). It is marked as sold, suggesting that the sale was negotiated immediately prior to the printing, too late to drop it from the catalogue.
Written in a brown ink.
In fine condition with wide margins.
Book Decoration and Musical Notation
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.