Pontifical

Record ID: 
77216
Accession number: 
MS M.258
Title: 
Pontifical
Created: 
Paris, France, 1657.
Binding: 
Original French 17th-century red morocco gilt, perhaps by Du Seuil.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
21 leaves (1 column, 23 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 280 x 210 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. pontifical; written and illuminated in Paris, France, in 1657.
Scribe: Nicolas Jarry, who is also the artist; signed and dated on fol. 20v.
Decoration: 9 large gold initials painted over floral vignettes; text framed in gold bands.

Script: 
Roman letters
Language: 
Latin
Classification: