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    16th Century Decorative Brass Religious Binding Set. Circa 1500. Krown & Spellman retail: $2,000. Folio. Contemporary calf on thick boards, detached, some rubbing and chipping with a bit of loss on calf. First board with brass centerpiece of Moses and the Ten Commandment, scribes at all four corners, two cherub angels at edge. Second board with brass centerpiece of Christ(?) with globe and sword, scribes at all four corners. Some of the corner pieces have engraved letters on them, perhaps stating Saint names, or artists. A very rare and beautiful specimen of early binding and brass craftsmanship. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    25th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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