Late 15th-Century Hand-Painted Vellum Pages from a French Book of Hours
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|
- vellum is slightly warped and discolored.
- measures mat / plastic sleeve; visible pages measure 3.5" W x 4.5" H.