Havelberg, Germany, in the 13th century, before 1228.
19th-century (?) red velvet, labeled on spine: Psalter - German XIII Cent.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
141 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 210 x 140 mm
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).
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.