For sale is this incredibly rare medieval vellum book leaf from the late 1300s (or possibly early turn of century). It was handwritten, and predates the Incunabula phase of book making.
This piece was hand made using animal skin vellum, that was naturally tanned and bleached to form a parchment or paper type medium. The lettering is done by hand (as this is pre-incunabala), in red ink with blue embellishments (character illuminations). It is beautifully written and is almost perfect writing. This would have been a single page that once would have been combined with others to make a full book. A book at this time would have only been owned by the most wealthy, as they were very expensive to make and costed thousands of man hours to form successfully.This would be the equivalence of tens of thousands of dollars worth of work in modern times. This is an incredible piece! Perfect for display, a gift, conversation piece, or addition to any collection!
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The item "Rare Medieval Book Leaf Circa Late 1300s Handwritten On Vellum Red Ink" is in sale since Thursday, September 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Manuscripts". The seller is "worleyenterprisesinternationalllc" and is located in Auburn, Alabama. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.