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Source Phillip J. Pirages (Firm) - Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books & Medieval Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-06-27) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # ST12921
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Phillip J. Pirages (Firm)
Price 125000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Book of Hours
Manuscript Dates ca. 1500 (1490 to 1511)
Artists Coene, Jean, IV (recorded as workshop of Jean Coene IV) (Workshop)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Paris, France, Europe (France, Paris)
Manuscript Uses Rome
Folios 90 Lines 30 Columns 1
Height 220 Width 130 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures Large Miniatures 14 Small Miniatures 23
Binding Fine contemporary blind-stamped calf, covers with central panel composed of five vertical floral rolls enclosed by two swirling floral-roll frames, raised bands, two original openwork silver clasps incorporating the initials "J M," original catch plates and anchor plates (these incorporating the initials "A M," no doubt for "Ave Maria"), remnants of velvet beneath the catch plates and anchor plates, vellum pastedowns, all edges gilt (probably some small repairs to the binding, but, if so, done with very great skill). In a modern brown cloth clamshell box with leather spine label.
Other Info

pleasing formal batarde book hand

Provenance Information
1500 (Associated) Martin, Jean, born 1472 (as Jehan Martin)
front flyleaf with faded ink signature of "Jehan Martin" in an adolescent hand and later ink date 1667[?]; rear flyleaf with genealogy of Jean Martin in a contemporary hand, recording his birth in 1472, the birth of his wife Katherine Treteau in 1503, their marriage in 1518, and the birth of their daughter Marguerite in 1518.
3 January 1579 (Associated) Martin, Claude, active 1579 (as C[laude] Martin)
f. 90v with inscription by C[laude] Martin, dated 3 January 1579.
(No Date) Monsieur le Marquis de Dollon (as Monsieur le Marquis de Dollon)
front pastedown with armorial bookplate
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