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Book of Hours or Psalter[?]

From: The Osborn collection of 12 fragments of illuminated manuscripts from the 14th to the 16th century

Book of Hours or Psalter[?]

From: The Osborn collection of 12 fragments of illuminated manuscripts from the 14th to the 16th century

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Date: s. XIII/XIV
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Description:
On parchment.
f. 1r-v //Nam et testimonia tua meditacio mea est ... Et ne auferas de ore meo verbum veritatis usque//[quaque]. Ps. 118 :24-43
Ruled with lead for one column of 19 lines below top line (type 31, 170 x 105 mm). The horizontal ruling is double, lines being traced for the headlines as well as for the baselines.
Written in a narrow Northern Gothica Textualis Formata (Textus Rotundus).
Abundant decoration consisting of line-fillers in gold and paint containing animal and hybrid bodies and ending in human or animal heads; 1- and 2-line initials, the latter ending on f. 1r in borders consisting of a horizontal bar in the upper and lower margin on which grotesques are painted: in the upper margin an animal (its head partly cropped) shooting a bird and in the lower margin a monkey looking at a hybrid.
Physical Description:
1 l.|245 x 170 mm.
Volume/Enumeration:
No. 5
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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Object ID: 10520819
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