Three ornate initials from a choir book (gradual... - Lot 8 - Binoche et Giquello

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Three ornate initials from a choir book (gradual... - Lot 8 - Binoche et Giquello
Three ornate initials from a choir book (gradual or antiphonary?)
France, Paris (?), ca. 1550.
Fragments on parchment, gothic script, music notated square on staves drawn in red ink.
Good state of preservation.
Initial "R" with watercolour highlights and ornamented initial "D", size of initial "R": 55 x 68 mm, size of initial "D": 70 x 65 mm; size of fragment: 157 x 205 mm. Initial painted in blue with white highlights on a burnished gold background, flowers in the body of the initial, border on a riddled background with flowers and small discs in burnished gold.
Initial "C", size of initial: 72 x 70 mm; size of fragment: 137 x 145 mm. Initial in burnished gold on a blue and dark pink background with white highlights, border on a riddled background with pink acanthus leaves underlined with white and small discs in burnished gold.
Initial "E", size of initial: 70 x 67 mm; dimensions of fragment: 143 x 168 mm. Initial in burnished gold on a blue and dark pink background with white highlights, border on a riddled background with blue acanthus leaves underlined with white and small discs in burnished gold.
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