July 14, 2022 10:00 EST

The Gilded Age

 
  Lot 28
 
Lot 28 - Group of Two Illuminated Manuscript Leaves

28

Group of Two Illuminated Manuscript Leaves
circa 16th/17th century

On vellum, each likely removed from the same Gradual; the first featuring communion hymn from the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel (Daniel 3:58), with illuminated border; the second featuring hymn from the common of a virgin martyr, with illuminated border. (2).

H: 20 1/2 in, W: 15 in. (sight); H: 24 1/2, W: 19 1/4 in. (frame)

Provenance

From the collection of the photographer Osvaldo Böhm, Venice, Italy (per label to verso).
Private collection, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

On vellum, each likely removed from the same Gradual; the first featuring communion hymn from the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel (Daniel 3:58), with illuminated border; the second featuring hymn from the common of a virgin martyr, with illuminated border. (2).

Provenance

From the collection of the photographer Osvaldo Böhm, Venice, Italy (per label to verso).
Private collection, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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