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Splendid Hand-Written Neo-Gothic Book of Hours, c. 1900

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Splendid Hand-Written Neo-Gothic Book of Hours, c. 1900
Item Details
Description
Illuminated book of hours from the estate of a count
Splendid Neo-Gothic book painting on toned Japon
France, around 1900
102 pages illuminated and designed in different Neo-Gothic book painting styles
Each page hand-painted and gilted with a frame unique in terms of color, make and style
Hand-written Gothic letters with black ink in French
The four full-page miniatures are a particular highlight
Noble binding in brown Havana morocco and silver initial under a count's crown with broad tips on front board, as well as with three gilt edges, it was very likely made for a high representative of the nobility
Dimensions of volume: 15 x 12.5 x 2 cm
Binding and manuscript in excellent condition
This artwork is an absolutely unique piece and not at all comparable with today's basically industrially made facsimiles

Condition:

Both handwriting and binding are in excellent condition.


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Splendid Hand-Written Neo-Gothic Book of Hours, c. 1900

Estimate €2,400 - €3,000
Mar 23, 2015
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Starting Price €1,500
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0017: Splendid Hand-Written Neo-Gothic Book of Hours, c. 1900

Sold for €1,500
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Est. €2,400 - €3,000Starting Price €1,500
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Mar 23, 2015 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0017 Details

Description
...
Illuminated book of hours from the estate of a count
Splendid Neo-Gothic book painting on toned Japon
France, around 1900
102 pages illuminated and designed in different Neo-Gothic book painting styles
Each page hand-painted and gilted with a frame unique in terms of color, make and style
Hand-written Gothic letters with black ink in French
The four full-page miniatures are a particular highlight
Noble binding in brown Havana morocco and silver initial under a count's crown with broad tips on front board, as well as with three gilt edges, it was very likely made for a high representative of the nobility
Dimensions of volume: 15 x 12.5 x 2 cm
Binding and manuscript in excellent condition
This artwork is an absolutely unique piece and not at all comparable with today's basically industrially made facsimiles

Condition:

Both handwriting and binding are in excellent condition.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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