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    Beautiful Historiated Initial Featuring the Birth of Jesus

    [Illuminated Manuscript]. Illuminated Historiated Initial Depicting the Biblical Scene of Christ's Birth. [N.p., circa 15th-century]. Beautifully-executed initial "P" cut from a larger work. Measures approximately 6.5 x 8.5 inches, framed to an overall size of 13.5 x 13.5 inches. The Biblical scene depicts Mary, Joseph, and the three angels gazing upon the baby Jesus. Surrounding this scene are large areas of gold highlight and a decorative red and white border. A gorgeous example of book artistry in fine condition. From a private collection from New Orleans.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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