Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
Stamped white pigskin with metal corners and clasps.
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
285 leaves (2 columns, 33 lines), bound :vellum, ill. ; 287 x 202 mm
Private collection, Switzerland; London, Sotheby's, June 4, 1934, lot 33; purchased in Dec. 1951 from William H. Schab, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Missal for the use of Rome; written and illuminated in Italy, perhaps in Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
Decoration: 18 large miniatures, 28 small miniatures, 102 historiated initials, mostly heads or busts; the small miniatures form a series that illustrates the gestures and rituals of clerics during the celebration of the Mass.