Bible, New Testament
Italy, possibly Lombardy, ca. 1200.
19th century red velvet.
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
156 leaves (2 columns, 42 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 218 x 150 mm
Count Wilczeck, Kreuzenstein (Lower Austria); purchased in Oct. 1950 from William H. Schab, New York, for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Ms. written and illuminated in Italy, possibly Lombardy, ca. 1200.
Decoration: 1 miniature, 9 historiated initials, 18 illuminated initials with vegetal decoration.