Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77030
Accession number: 
MS M.130
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1480
Binding: 
French fanfare binding; late-16th century calf with elaborate gold tooling in the style of Clovis Eve.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
137 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 150 mm
Provenance: 
Howell Wills sale (London, 1894), no. 829) to Pickering for Richard Bennett, his Catalogue, no. 67; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Sens (Hours of the Virgin?); calendar points to Troyes; written and illuminated in France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1480.
Decoration: 13 half-page miniatures, 6 small miniatures.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: