Manuscripts and Miniatures

European : La T at Davidson Galleries

Jean Baptiste Oudry French (1686-1755)

La T

Series: FABLES
Medium: Engraving on laid paper
Size: 12 x 8-3/4 inches
Description: Drawing by Oudry, engraving by Pieree Quentin Chedel
Stock Number: 25932
Price: $125.00

European : Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary Leaf at Davidson Galleries

Western Manuscripts

Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary Leaf

Medium: French text on vellum. Gothic script in brown, decorative borders in gold and colors
Year: 1470-1480
Size: 6 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 48335
Price: $485.00

European : Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary Leaf at Davidson Galleries

Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary Leaf

Medium: French text on vellum. Gothic script in brown, decorative borders in gold and colors
Year: 1470-1480
Size: 6 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 48336c
Price: $485.00

European : The Infant Jesus Presented to the Temple at Davidson Galleries

The Infant Jesus Presented to the Temple

Medium: Ink, paint and gold on vellum
Year: 1522
Publisher: Germain Hardouyn
Size: 5-3/4 x 3 inches
Stock Number: 16210
Price: $1250.00

European : Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary Leaf at Davidson Galleries

Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary Leaf

Medium: French text on vellum. Gothic script in brown, decorative borders in gold and colors
Year: 1470-1480
Size: 6 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 48334c
Price: $485.00

European : Italian Antiphonal at Davidson Galleries

Western Manuscripts

Italian Antiphonal

Medium: Historiated parchment leaf with text in black and red, decorated letter in red and blue
Year: 1556
Size: 25-1/2 x 17 inches
Stock Number: 48333
Price: $1250.00

European : La Mers des Hystoires at Davidson Galleries

La Mers des Hystoires

Medium: Woodcut
Year: 1517
Size: Sheet: 12-5/8 x 8-1/2 inches
Description: Famous early French history of the world
Stock Number: 46163
Price: $425.00

European : Le Senecon Commun at Davidson Galleries

Botanical

Le Senecon Commun

Series: For Plante Medicinale De La France
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Size: 9 x 6-5/8 inches
Stock Number: 22493
Price: $95.00

European : Verbascum Primum, Verbascum Secundum (Two Kinds of Mulleins) at Davidson Galleries

Andrés Lagunas Spanish (1499–1559)

Verbascum Primum, Verbascum Secundum (Two Kinds of Mulleins)

Series: From Pedacio Dioscorides Anazarbeo, Acerca De La Materia Medicina
Medium: Engraving on laid paper with Castillian text
Year: 1554
Publisher: Mathias Gast
Size: Sheet:18 x 11-1/2 inches
Stock Number: 2071
Price: $85.00

European : Hedera Terrestris, Buglossum Borrago (Ground Ivy, Borage) at Davidson Galleries

Andrés Lagunas Spanish (1499–1559)

Hedera Terrestris, Buglossum Borrago (Ground Ivy, Borage)

Series: From Pedacio Dioscorides Anazarbeo, Acerca De La Materia Medicina
Medium: Engraving on laid paper with Castillian text
Year: 1554
Publisher: Mathias Gast
Size: Sheet:18 x 11-1/2 in
Stock Number: 2077
Price: $85.00

European : God the Father Crowning Mary at Davidson Galleries

God the Father Crowning Mary

Medium: ink, color, and gold n vellum
Year: c. 1470
Size: 7 x 4 3/4 inches
Stock Number: 26025c
Price: $4000.00
Origin: France Gothic script miniature painting from a Book of Hours

European : Lion (City View) at Davidson Galleries

Nuremberg Chronicle

Lion (City View)

Series: From The Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel (1449–1515)
Medium: Woodcuts by Michael Wolgemut (c. 1434/37-1519) and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (c. 1450-1494)
Year: 1493
Edition : Edition Latin
Printer: Anton Koberger (1440-1513)
Size: Sheet: 21-1/2 x 15-3/8 inches
Condition: Lineage verso
Stock Number: 47014
Price: $350.00

European : Verbesina Rariores at Davidson Galleries

Johann Christoph Keller German (1737–1796)

Verbesina Rariores

Series: Plate VI from Plantae Rariores by Christoph Jacob Trew
Medium: Hand-colored engraving on laid paper
Year: 1763-1784
References: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchdetail.cfm?trg=1&strucID=447642&imageID=1163867&total=209&num=0&word=Trew%2C%20Christoph%20Jacob&s=3&notword=&d=&c=&f=4&k=4&lWord=&lField=&sScope=&sLevel=&sLabel=&imgs=20&pos=16&e=r#_seemore
Size: 17-1/4 x 11-1/8 inches
Stock Number: 30840
Price: $950.00

European : Flora Daniea Tab DCLXVII at Davidson Galleries

Botanical

Flora Daniea Tab DCLXVII

Series: From Flora Daniea
Medium: Hand colored engraving
Year: 1761-1810
Size: 9-1/2 x 6-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 13635
Price: $110.00

European : Alexandria (City View) at Davidson Galleries

Alexandria (City View)

Medium: Woodcuts by Michael Wolgemut (c. 1434/37-1519) and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (c. 1450-1494)
Year: 1493
Edition : Edition Latin
Printer: Anton Koberger (1440-1513)
Size: Sheet: 21-1/2 x 15-3/8 inches
Condition: Lineage verso
Stock Number: 47013
Price: $350.00

Persian, Arabic and Middle Eastern : Leaf From Book of Prayers at Davidson Galleries

Leaf From Book of Prayers

Medium: Persian calligraphy in black with gold historiated capitals
Year: 1208 AH (c. 1780s)
Size: 7-11/16 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 10767
Price: $100.00

Persian, Arabic and Middle Eastern : Qur

Qur'an Leaf

Medium: Arabic calligraphy in black with yellow, blue and red decorative elements
Year: 975 AH (c. 1560s).
Size: Sheet: 4-5/8 x 4 inches
Stock Number: 10759
Price: $85.00

Persian, Arabic and Middle Eastern : Qur

Qur'an Leaf

Medium: Calligraphy in Naskhi script on burnished paper with gold, blue and red decorative elements
Year: Late 18th century
Size: Sheet: 7-7/8 x 4-1/2 inches
Description: From Pakistan
Stock Number: 3-58
Price: $175.00

Persian, Arabic and Middle Eastern : Qur

Qur'an Leaf

Medium: Calligraphy in Naskh script headings and Thuluth text
Year: Late 18th century
Size: Sheet: 12-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches
Description: From Turkey
Stock Number: 1425
Price: $85.00

Persian, Arabic and Middle Eastern : Qur

Qur'an Leaf

Medium: Calligraphy in Naskh script headings and Thuluth text
Year: Late 18th century
Size: Sheet: 12-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches
Description: From Turkey
Stock Number: 1445
Price: $85.00

Persian, Arabic and Middle Eastern : Page from Shahnama (The Book of Kings) at Davidson Galleries

Page from Shahnama (The Book of Kings)

Series: From Text from the Persian epic poem written by Ferdowski in 1000
Medium: Persian calligraphy in black with hand-painted details
Year: 17th century
Size: Sheet: 14-1/2 x 9 inches
Description: The image shows front and back of the sheet
Stock Number: 10702
Price: $475.00

India and the Far East : Varaha. The third in the Dashavatara, the ten principal avatars of Vishnu, in the form of a boar. at Davidson Galleries

Varaha. The third in the Dashavatara, the ten principal avatars of Vishnu, in the form of a boar.

Medium: Gouache on paper
Year: ca. 19th century
Size: Sheet: 3-1/2 x 5-1/4 inches
Stock Number: 19392
Price: $360.00

India and the Far East : Krishna, Radha, Vishnu and Hanuman at Davidson Galleries

Krishna, Radha, Vishnu and Hanuman

Medium: Miniature painting on paper
Year: 19th Century
Size: Sheet: 3-3/4 x 6-1/4 inches
Stock Number: 19381
Price: $375.00

India and the Far East : Kalapasutra Leaf at Davidson Galleries

Kalapasutra Leaf

Medium: Sanskrit calligraphy in black and red
Year: 16th Century
Size: Sheet: 4-15/16 x 10-5/16 inches
Stock Number: 16016
Price: $100.00

India and the Far East : Sikh Poetry Leaf at Davidson Galleries

Sikh Poetry Leaf

Medium: Gurmurhi calligraphy in black with borders in red, blue and gold
Year: Late 18th century
Size: Sheet: 5-1/4 x 3-1/4 inches
Stock Number: 10754
Price: $60.00

India and the Far East : Page from the Kammavaca (Burmese Monk

Page from the Kammavaca (Burmese Monk's Ordination Text)

Series: From the Pali Vinaya monastic code of discipline
Medium: Lacquered and gilded cloth with calligraphy in black
Year: 19th century
Size: 6-1/4 x 24 inches
Stock Number: 9007
Price: $375.00

Manuscripts and Miniatures : Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary at Davidson Galleries

Book of Hours of the The Blessed Virgin Mary

Medium: Manuscript leaf with French text on vellum. Gothic script in brown, decorative borders in gold and colors
Year: 1470-1480
Size: 6 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 48334c
Price: $485.00