Psalter

Record ID: 
77050
Accession number: 
MS M.113
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
Utrecht, Netherlands, second half of 13th century.
Binding: 
18th-century Dutch olive green velvet with traces of metal appliques on back and clasps, on front fore-edge the title: Martini Psalterium; in blue morocco case lettered: Psalter-Utrecht, c. 1300.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
207 leaves (1 column, 19 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 140 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Erased French inscription on fol. 7 shows that manuscript was in France in the 16th century; owned by a German in 1762 (date on flyleaf); John Ruskin (bookplate of); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. psalter with a calendar for Utrecht; for use in the Church of St. Martin, Utrect; written and illuminated in Utrecht, ca. 1250-1300.
Decoration: 15 full-page miniatures, 24 calendar medallions, 9 historiated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Dutch
Classification: