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Source Les Enluminures (Firm) - Text Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-05-13) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # TM 897
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Les Enluminures (Firm)
Price 27000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Dell’affinare l’oro e l’argento (On the Refining of Gold and Silver)
Manuscript Dates c. 1520 - 1530 (1510 to 1531)
Languages Italian (recorded as Italian)
Materials Paper (paper)
Places Tuscany, Italy, Europe (Central Italy (Tuscany))
Folios 56 Lines 40 Columns 1
Height 297 Width 215 Alt Size
Binding Unbound and loose; traces of sewing along spine
Other Info

Watermark similar to Briquet, no. 3903, Deux clefs: Pisa, 1521-1528; written in dark brown ink in clear and elegant cancelleresca with few abbreviations; see record for detailed description of bounding lines and foliation

Provenance Information
c. 1520 - 1530 (Start) student affiliated with the State Mint of Florence
Record speculates that manuscript may have been used by a metalworker, possibly a student affiliated with the State Mint of Florence due to the detail of the text and the inclusion of more specialized recipes related to making coins
(No Date) Les Enluminures
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Created by Sarah Tew on 2017-09-09 11:34pm
Editors Sarah Tew
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