SDBM_240888

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Source
Source Les Enluminures (Firm) - Text Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-05-13) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # TM 789
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Les Enluminures (Firm)
Price 170000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Psalter
Manuscript Dates c. 1240 - 1260 (1230 to 1261)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Germany, southern, Augsburg (recorded as Southern Germany (diocese of Constance or Augsburg)) ?
Germany, southern, Constance?
Folios 117 Lines Columns
Height 196 Width 145 Alt Size
Hist. Initials 3 Decor. Initials 7
Binding Early thick wooden boards with a rounded bevel, almost flush with the bookblock; covered with alum-tawed skin; spine with three raised bands; lower board, single hole in middle, upper board, five bosses, two strap and pin fasteners, fastening back to front (modern hardware and straps); boards show signs of at least two other types of fastenings: a single strap-and-pin fastening closing front to back (end of strap visible middle outer edge upper board, and hole, middle lower board), and catches and clasps fastening back to front (recesses remain front board from the two catches); partial remains of a paper label on the spine, now illegible, but read by an earlier catalogue as lettered in the nineteenth century “.3.9(?)”; restored, rebacked with spine laid down, corners and covers worn with a few spots of wood exposed, housed in a red fitted case with the spine labelled: “Psalter/ Canticles/ and Litany/ Western Germany/ Constance/ c. 1229 ” and below, a black label: “MS 1209 ES.”
URL https://sdbm.library.upenn.edu/entries/new?source_id=34840
Other Info

Upright gothic bookhand; seven large foliate initials, three large historiated initials; all psalms (unspecified number) with illuminated initial at beginning; see record for detailed description of foliation, format, layout, decoration, pastedowns (13th-century) and brief bibliography

Provenance Information
July 10, 1972 (Associated) Sotheby's (Firm) (as Sotheby's)
Sold at Sotheby’s, July 10, 1972, lot 81, when it was bought by Sion Segre Amar (Turin, 1910-2003) for the Comites Latentes Collection, Geneva, MS 99
July 10, 1972 (Start) Segre Amar, Sion (as Sion Segre Amar)
Sold at Sotheby’s, July 10, 1972, lot 81, when it was bought by Sion Segre Amar (Turin, 1910-2003) for the Comites Latentes Collection, Geneva, MS 99
July 10, 1972 (Start) Comites Latentes (as Comites Latentes Collection)
Sold at Sotheby’s, July 10, 1972, lot 81, when it was bought by Sion Segre Amar (Turin, 1910-2003) for the Comites Latentes Collection, Geneva, MS 99
June 20, 1989 (Associated) Sotheby's (Firm) (as Sotheby's)
December 1, 1998 (Associated) Sotheby's (Firm) (as Sotheby's)
Sold at Sotheby’s, December 1, 1998, lot. 69
(No Date) Les Enluminures (Firm) (as Les Enluminures)
About This Entry Record
Created by Sarah Tew on 2017-05-17 5:42pm
Editors Sarah Tew
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