Prières pour les jours de la semaine.

Record ID: 
112364
Accession number: 
MS M.483
Title: 
Prières pour les jours de la semaine.
Created: 
France, probably Paris, between 1650 and 1699.
Binding: 
Original 17th-century black shagreen; two simple silver clasps.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
102 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 130 x 90 mm
Provenance: 
Arms of first owner (azure a chevron or, between 2 stars or and a crescent argent), either Mazuyer de La Tourette (Forez) or Poerier d'Amfreville (Normandy) or Molé (Champagne); owned by Tiberghien in the 18th century; Chardin (Catalogue de livres précieux du cabinet de M. Chardin, Paris, 1811, no. 134); his sale (Paris, 1824, no. 126) to the calligrapher Ambroise Tardieu; J.L. Hebbelinck sale (Paris, 1856, no. 77) to Techener; L. Potier sale (Paris, 1870, I, no. 66) to Fontaine; purchased by J.P. Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. prayerbook; written and illuminated in France, probably in Paris, in the late 17th century.
Decoration: 1 illuminated title page with armorials; 1 full-page miniature.
Scribe: probably Siméon Le Couteux.

Script: 
humanistic cursive
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: