Psalter

Record ID: 
76988
Accession number: 
MS G.2
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
France, possibly Arras, 1260-1280.
Binding: 
19th-century English morocco in leather case.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
214 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 154 x 104 mm
Provenance: 
Sir Thomas Brooke of Huddersfield; Reverend W. Ingham Brooke; his sale, London, Sotheby's, Mar. 7, 1913, lot 15; London, Sotheby's, July 22, 1936, lot 562; purchased in Jan. 1937 from Maggs Brothers Ltd., London. for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. psalter; written and illuminated in Artois, France (possibly Arras), between 1260 and 1280.
Decoration: 1 full-page and 9 smaller historiated initials, all with marginal extensions; numerous filigree initials; numerous geometric line endings.

Script: 
textura.
Language: 
Latin;
Century: 
Classification: