Easter Table/Table of Moveable Feasts (fragment)

Record ID: 
215762
Accession number: 
MS M.1120
Title: 
Easter Table/Table of Moveable Feasts (fragment)
Created: 
Germany, 1496.
Binding: 
Matted.
Credit: 
Purchase; Richard E. Priest; 1973.
Description: 
1 leaf (table of 16 columns, 27 1/2 rows) : vellum, ill. ; 410 x 168 mm
Provenance: 
L'Art Ancien, S.A., Zurich; purchased from L'Art Ancien by Richard E. Priest in 1976; Priest MS 5; purchased from Priest in 1994.
Notes: 

Single leaf; written and illuminated in Germany in 1496 (dated at foot of table).
From left to right, the columns inform the following: 1) Golden Numbers; 2) Dominical letters = used to determine the date of Easter; 3) & 4) = the weeks and days from Christmas to Esto mihi (Quinquagesima); 5) = Septuagesima; 6) = Quadragesima; 7) = Easter; 8) = Rogation; 9) = Pentecost; 10) = Corpus Christi; 11) & 12) = Weeks and days from Pentecost to John the Baptist; 13) Weeks from Pentecost to Advent; 14) = Advent; 15) & 16) = Weeks and days from Advent to Christmas.
The table lacks headings and 7 1/2 rows out of a possible 35.
Some traces of the leaf having been used in a binding: 3 horizontal folds, 6 small holes, some browning.
Decoration: 2 circular diagrams showing lunar and solar circles with personifications of the sun and moon painted in colors.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
German
Classification: