Psalter

Record ID: 
77423
Accession number: 
MS G.8
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
Germany or Switzerland, between 1208 and 1228.
Binding: 
German blind-rolled and blind-stamped pigskin by "P.A.," possibly of Weingarten, dated 1570.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
144 leaves (1 column, 23 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 218 x 150 mm
Provenance: 
Hohenzollern Schlossbibliothek, Sigmaringen (ms. 11); purchased in Mar. 1949 from William H. Schab, New York, 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 Germany or Switzerland, probably in the diocese of Constance, between 1208 and 1228.
Decoration: 9 full-page miniatures, 1 half-page miniature, 9 calendar roundels (signs of the zodiac), 3 large illuminated initials, numerous smaller illuminated initials and geometric line endings.

Script: 
rotunda.
Language: 
Latin;
Classification: