MS G.55 fol. 134v

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Hours of Pierre de Bosredont

France, Langres
ca. 1465
157 x 113 mm

Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984

MS G.55 fol. 134v

On a crest is a bust of a stag surmounting a helmet on the heraldic shield of Pierre de Bosredont (quarterly, vair and gules). Two flanking lions rampant hold the helmet and shield. The lions have scrolls inscribed DI CHOSSON DE NIBORO and P DE BOSREDONT emerging from their mouths. Between the forelegs of the lion on the right is a bannered spear with the arms of Pierre de Bosredont. Below, monogram of initials A and P linked by love knot. In background, tapestry inscribed P DE BOSREDONT DI CHOSSON DE NIBORO, repeated around border.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament and inhabited by two rabbits.