Bible

Record ID: 
146951
Accession number: 
MS M.193
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
France, between 1250 and 1300.
Binding: 
French 14th-century dark brown leather, stamped with an Agnus Dei roll; in brown morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1913.
Description: 
655 leaves (2 columns, 47 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 140 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), perhaps from Gruel, before 1913.
Notes: 

Ms. Bible; written and illuminated in north central France, possibly for use in the Cistercian church of St. Stephen at Châlons-sur-Marne, between 1250 and 1300.
Decoration: 81 historiated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: