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Cutting from an Antiphoner for the Sanctoral: MS McClean 201.12a.4

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Current Location: In storage

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Cutting from an Antiphoner for the Sanctoral

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 262 x 222 mm, two musical staves ruled in red ink, two fragmentary lines of text, ruled in brown ink.

CONTENTS: On reverse, antiphon to the Magnificat at first Vespers for the feast of Saints John and Paul, [Astiterunt] iusti ante dominum et ab in[vicem non sunt] separati. P. Benedicens. Ad M.; on the side with the initial, the antiphon to the Magnificat at second Vespers for the feast of Saints John and Paul, [Isti sunt due olive et duo candelabra lucencia ante dominum habent potestatem claudere celum nubibus et aperire portas eius quia lin]gue eorum claves celi [facte sunt]. Mag. Tu es [pastor ovium]; the initial T introduced the antiphon to the Magnificat at first Vespers for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul (which follows the feast of Saints John and Paul), Tu es pastor ovium, and would have been on the verso of the original leaf.

ORNAMENTATION: Ornamental initial in liquid gold and pink on blue and dark pink grounds with coloured vine-scroll infill and acanthus extensions forming partial borders.

Alternate red or blue initials [height of the gap between staves] with purple or red pen flourishing, using small scallop and trefoil motifs.

Place(s) associated

  • Perugia ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

14th Century, second quarter
Circa 1325 CE - Circa 1350 CE

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

Penwork
Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.12a.4
Primary reference Number: 181398
Project ID: 1499
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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