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Border fragment from a liturgical book made for Pope Pius V

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  • Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Border fragment from a liturgical book made for Pope Pius V. Bonfratelli, Apollonio de, (Italian, op.1523-1572). Parchment, gold, full border 323 x 252 mm and a section pasted above the lower bar of the border 21 x 165 mm, circa 1566 to circa 1572. DECORATION: Full decorative border of architectural ornament in gold and colour inhabited by putti (heads and wings only) with central image excised, an image of the loaf and fishes on the pasted in section above the lower bar, an inscription divided among four tablets, one on each side of the border: CUM PENA INFERNI SINT MEDITANDA TIBI, and a further inscription on two plinths on the pasted in section: APOLLONIUS DE BONFRATELLIS DE CAPRANICA FECIT.
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