Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77225
Accession number: 
MS M.259
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Belgium, 1400-1415.
Binding: 
Spanish binding in the Mudéjar style, pricked and blind-tooled to a rope design; some compartments washed with gold, ca. 1500; reddish brown goatskin over wooden boards; doublures tooled with patterns similar to the covers; traces of 2 pairs of clasps on the edges; edges gilt and gauffered, in dark blue box case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1908.
Description: 
112 leaves (1 column), bound : vellum, ill. ; 260 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
Miramunda de Lavanta; Maria Lopez de Gurea; Condesa de Ribagorça; Manuel, Conde de Ribagorça, 1536; Francisco Saura y Gracian (curate and chaplain at Fresneda in the Archdiocese of Zaragoza, 1789); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1908; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Sarum (Hours of the Virgin); calendar for Wessex; written and illuminated in Belgium, ca. 1400-1415.
Decoration: 12 full-page miniatures; Flemish Gothic style.
Artist: Master of Ushaw 10.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: