[Single leaf from a] Book of Hours.
France, c. 1470. Single leaf, 167 x 113 mm, 17 lines of lettera batarde, ruled in red, thick vellum, one 2-line and several single line initials and line fillers in delicate gilt calligraphy with gilt motifs on alternating red and blue grounds, compartmentalized border on a red ground with stylized leaves in delicate gilt, enclosing drop-shaped motifs of liquid gold containing flowers, grapes and a winged mythical beast in gilt on a deep green ground. A very fine Book of Hours leaf with an unusual motif.
(Item Id: 108648)