Renaissance Book of Hours Vellum Leaf, Circa 1440, Paris, 7.2 x 5.3 inches

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Leaf from a French book of hours, on vellum, 7.2 x 5.3 inches, 16 lines of text in black, in a strong Gothic book hand.  Beginning of the Office of the Deceased.The right-hand page shows a 5-line illuminated initial in blue "D," with colored, stylized flowers and white penwork on a highly burnished ground, the golden stave extending into three margins.  Illuminated four borders consisting of multicoloured flowers, acanthus-leaves and black penwork, strewn with sparkling golden vine leaves.  Condiiton:  Good, aging spots and discoloring , see photos. 

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