Lot 1

Four decorated illuminated leaves, on vellum or paper, from printed Books of Hours. France 15th-16th c In good condition. 1. Adoration of the Magi. Vellum leaf (ca. 16,2 x 10,4 cm), in gold, blue, red and green (later border decoration). - 2. Large leaf with hand-coloured ill. Vellum (ca. 21,5 x 14 cm), from an incunable Book of Hours by Antoine Vérard at Paris (according to a pencil note). - 3. Leaf with hand-coloured ill. Paper (ca. 15 x 10,5 cm). - 4. Martyrdom of John the Apostle (who was boiled in Rome). Paper leaf (ca. 17 x 11 cm), placed at the beginning of his Gospel (later border decoration).