Processional leaf, manuscript on paper, c. 1600.

$195.00

A tiny leaf from a manuscript Processional.  Psalm 101

 

"For my days are consumed by smoke..."

 

    

Recto: Four lines of music written on laid paper in very precise neumes on red-ruled four-line staves.    The accompanying text is written in Latin in a roman bookhand.   

 

Verso:  As Recto.

 

Source:  Probably Italy

 

Date: c.1600

 

Content:   The text is from Psalm 101 (KJV102).  [Quia defece]runt sicut fumus dies mei, et ossa mea sicut in fixorio confrixa sunt.  (For my days are consumed by smoke and my bones are burned as an hearth.)

 

Condition:  This leaf is in very good/excellent condition.  It is unconditionally guaranteed genuine.

 

Notes:  A Processional was a tiny individual book used by the clergy and choristers to chant or sing from as they walked in procession into the church at the beginning of a service.

 

Size:  Size of leaf: approx. 95x65 mm.  Mat size: approx. 275x235 mm.  Presented in a museum quality mat, ready to frame. Please note that postage will be invoiced separately:  Within Australia: $22.50.  Overseas: ask for quote.

 

Item No:  MMU 019


Add to Cart:


Copyright © 2017 Littera Scripta ABN 63 259 816 761. Powered by Zen Cart - Design by Sloan Creative Design