Illuminated Leaf from a French Book of Hours.

Illuminated Leaf from a French Book of Hours.
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Paris: ca. 1430. 7” x 5.” 14 lines of gothic text. 4-line initial “D” painted in pink on a gold frame and infilled with orange and pink flowers on curling blue stems, thick three-sided bar border of blue and orange acanthus decoration on burnished gold. Full decorative border composed of multi-colored acanthus and small coloured flowers on hair-line stems. A leaf in pristine condition from a Book of Hours which dates from the end of the finest period of French illumination and shows the strong influence of the Boucicaut Master School of illumination. (Item Id: 107055)

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