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Late 15th-Century Hand-Painted Vellum Pages from a French Book of Hours

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A pair of hand-painted vellum pages from a French Book of Hours, circa 1485. The pages feature large text with ornate drop caps, line fillers, and a floral border with a bear-like creature in a tree. Included is an informational sheet with descriptions on the inscriptions. The pages are held in off-white matting windows, wrapped in protective plastic.

Medium or Materials Plastic
Signature Unsigned


- vellum is slightly warped and discolored.


11.25" W x 14.0" H x 0.25" D

- measures mat / plastic sleeve; visible pages measure 3.5" W x 4.5" H.

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