07-23-2019 07-23-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00AMCalender

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM


Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, quarto format, 115 leaves, fourteen to seventeen lines per page, with four large miniatures painted in gold and colors, all within floral borders (trimmed with loss), an additional five large miniatures drawn in outline only, and blank spaces left for another nine miniatures, bound in full 19th century red morocco tooled in gilt, a.e.g., 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: J. Kendall (rubber stamp); Duke of Marlborough's sale (not on ffep); A.M. Patrick sale (Sotheby's, 1 June 1943); O.O. Fisher (bookplate).

1[6], 2[6], 3[8], 4[8], 5[12], 6[8], 7[8] (lacking the final leaf), 8[8], 9[8], 10[8], 11[8], 12[12], 13[8], 14[8].
Estimate $10,000-15,000

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