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