29 Oct '13, 7pm

Previously unrecorded Book of Hours by the Master of Claude de France at Christie’s on 20 Nov. Estimate £500k-800k:

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Paris, in Latin and French, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM [Tours, c.1515] 95 x 60mm. i + 142 + i folios, apparently COMPLETE (collation impractical); 21 lines written in an upright humanistic script in black ink, ruled in red, rubrics in red; one- two- and three-line illuminated initials throughout usually with monochrome pink or blue staves against grounds of liquid gold, two- or three-line initials with foliate infill, line-fillers of the same colours and forms but also including the cordelière, some one- or two-line initials of liquid gold on grounds of blue with white decoration; TWELVE COLUMN-WIDE CALENDAR MINIATURES OF THE OCCUPATIONS ACCOMPANIED BY MARGINAL ROUNDELS WITH ZODIAC SIGNS, FOUR FURTHER COLUMN-WIDE MINIATURES, THIRTEEN SMALL MINIATURES AND FOURTEEN THREE-QUARTER PAGE MINIATURES IN FICTIVE GOLDEN FRAMES that extend to enclose five ...

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