Psalter

Record ID: 
77414
Accession number: 
MS M.281
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
Havelberg, Germany, in the 13th century, before 1228.
Binding: 
19th-century (?) red velvet, labeled on spine: Psalter - German XIII Cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
141 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 210 x 140 mm
Provenance: 
Owned in the 15th century by the Christoni (Cristoni) family of Brescia (a blue gauntlet flanked by the words stemma Christoni on fol. 1); later, Faustinus de Balatoribus in Chiaravalle; T.O. Weigel, Leipzig (not in 1898 sale); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Olschki in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Psalter; written and illuminated in Havelberg, Germany, in the 13th century, before 1228.
Decoration: 1 full-page miniature, 1 historiated initial, on full-page arms of the Cristoni family.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: