Missal

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Record ID: 
77071
Accession number: 
MS M.146
Title: 
Missal
Created: 
France, possibly Angers, ca. 1427.
Binding: 
French, 18th century calf.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
258 leaves (2 columns, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 370 x 280 mm
Provenance: 
Arms on fol. 7 (left: quarterly Castile and Leon; right, impaled: 1. Quarterly, Navarre and Bourbon ; 2. Quarterly per saltire Aragon, Castile and Leon) of Juan II of Aragon and Blanche of Navarre; purchased by the Earl of Ashburnham in Mar. 1848, from Andrews, bookseller in Bristol (Ashburnham Collection, appendix, no. 38); his sale (London, 1899, no. 10) to Quaritch; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson (?) before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. missal for Franciscan use, with calendar for Angers; written and illuminated in France, possibly Angers, ca. 1427.
Decoration: 8 miniatures; flower and band borders; arms.
Artist: a Nantois artist.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
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