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Initial from Antiphoner: MS McClean 201.9b

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Initial from Antiphoner

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 174 x 140 mm, three musical staves ruled in red ink, four fragmentary lines of text.

CONTENTS: On reverse, part of the responsory to the first lesson at Matins for Christmas Day, quia salus [eterna] humano ge[neri ap]paruit; the initial H probably introduced this responsory, Hodie nobis caelorum (Is 9.1).

DECORATION: Historiated initials in graded pink and orange with scrolling foliate extensions and gold discs on a solid blue ground: [H] Nativity of Christ.

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna ⪼ Emilia ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Fourteenth century, first quarter
Circa 1300 CE - Circa 1325 CE

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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: MS McClean 201.9b
Primary reference Number: 181385
Project ID: 1496
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 1 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 1 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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