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Marescalcia equorum

Marescalcia equorum

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Creator: Ruffo, Giordano
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Date: 1454.
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Script: Written by Ieronimo Sandei in fere-humanistica for the introduction and rubrics, and in humanistic cursive for the text.
Historiated initial on f. 3r, 9-line, St. George and the dragon, curling foliage, mauve, red, and green, with gold and white and yellow highlights, on gold ground, edged in black, in a loose and painterly style. 3- and 2-line initials, blue or red with elaborate red or light purple penwork respectively. Paragraph marks in red or blue. Rubrics throughout.
Binding: 17th-18th centuries. Covered in brown leather, blind-tooled with concentric borders. Four clasp-and-catch fastenings. Modern paper pastedowns and flyleaves, the former covering an unidentified printed text in German.
Obtained from Harper's by David Wagstaff; his gift to Yale in 1944.
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Manuscript on parchment of Giordano Ruffo, Marescalcia equorum.
Physical Description:
ff. i + 36 + i : parchment ; 200 x 140 (146 x 85) mm.
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Object ID: 11254799
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