Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century
 
 Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century
 Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century
 Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century
 Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century
 Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century
 
 Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century

Illuminated Text Initial B 15th / 16th Century

£700

This heavily detailed illuminated miniature leaf depicting the Initial B on vellum, the right hand border
with latin script, the letter B heightened with gold, the bottom half representing jesus as salvator mundi holding an orb in his left hand, his right hand making the blessing , dressed in a blue robe with  halo present.
 A crowned man to his left kneeling with his hands in prayer looking on at Christ
The top half within the initial shows a medieval castle, a  mans head peering from a window looking across to a seated woman with servants beneath trees. good detail throughout
  with colours and gilding still vibrant. Set within a glazed gold gilded frame.
 
    Illuminated Miniature Initial B  C 1450 -1500.
     Origins  France / Flanders.
     Dimensions of Miniature  ( sight size)  13.5 cm high x 11cm wide 
     Frame  27cm High  24cm wide

 
 

Dimensions :
26.7 cms High (10.5 inches)
24.1 cms Wide (9.5 inches)