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Border fragment from the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini: Marlay cutting It. 37b

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Current Location: In storage

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Border fragment from the Missal of Cardinal Antoniotto Pallavicini

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, pasted on cardboard, 75 x 242 mm

DECORATION: Horizontal border consisting of flowers, acanthus and jewels on gold ground, and containing a medallion with the Annunciation to the Shepherds.

Notes

History note: Abate Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); his sale, Christie’s, London, 26 May 1825, part of lots 41-50 (Marlay cutting Z 1 was part of lot 50); William Young Ottley (1771-1836); his sale, Sotheby’s, London, 11 May 1838, part of lots 204-206; purchased by Samuel Rogers (1763-1855); his sale, Christie’s, London, 28 April 1856, lot 1006

Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

15th Century, Late
Production date: circa AD 1492

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting It. 37b
Primary reference Number: 181263
Project ID: 1382
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 27 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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