Oratione

Record ID: 
160684
Accession number: 
MS M.1102
Title: 
Oratione
Created: 
Florence, Italy, 1440-1449.
Binding: 
15th-century North Italian knitwork-stamped goatskin, remains of two fore-edge brass clasps on lower cover.
Credit: 
Gift of Lydia L. Redmond, in memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Clearwater, 1996.
Description: 
140 leaves (1 column, 32 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 260 x 165 mm
Provenance: 
Herman Charles Hoskier (1864-1938), South Orange, New Jersey; his sale (London, Sotheby's, 29 June 1908, lot 674) to Quaritch; Walter T. Wallace; his sale (New York, 1920, lot 228) to the Lexington Book Company; Giuseppe Martini?; William M. Clearwater, Tuxedo Park, New York; Mrs. Lydia L. Redmond; gift of Lydia L. Redmond in memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Clearwater, in 1996.
Notes: 

Ms. de oratione, written and illuminated in Florence, Italy, ca. 1440-1449.
Decoration: 3 large and 3 smaller white vine initials with leaf gold

Script: 
humanistic script
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: