Two illuminated initials “D”. Illuminated manuscript leaf on vellum.

Two illuminated initials “D”.

1350. Central Italy (Perugia?), c.1350 or earlier

2 cuttings, 247 x 192 mm and 241 x 212 mm, elaborate leafy designs in many colors, outlined in white and heightened with gold, each with part of three lines of text and four lines of music on four-line red staves, versos with a single decorated initial in red and blue, both in fine condition.

§ Two fine initials from a single antiphoner, last sold at Sotheby’s Dec. 3, 2003 to a San Francisco private collector. Item #106113

Price: $3,750.00