Netherlands, 15th or 16th century.
19th-century red morocco gilt over boards; inset with a 14th-century plaque depicting the Crucifixion; stamp of the binder, Alfred Matthews, on verso of first flyleaf. In red box-case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; case lettered: Prayers in Dutch XV cent. Ivory Plaque XIV cent.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910.
48 leaves (1 column, 14-17 lines), bound : vellum ; 95 x 62 mm
Nathaniel Conklin collection (his sale Anderson Galleries, New York, May 19, 1905, lot 308); G.D. Smith; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1910; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. prayer book; written in the Netherlands in the late 15th or early 16th century.