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6-line blue initial on gold field, with flower design extending into border. Miniature of King David. Two lines of music. Rubrics, small initials, placemarkers.

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6-line blue initial on gold field, with flower design extending into border. Miniature of King David. Two lines of music. Rubrics, small initials, placemarkers.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Psalter (ferial).

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1499
Place: Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 137
Topics
Harps
Musicians
David, King of Israel
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Charles F. Gunther sale (1925) to L.C. Harper for Wilberforce Eames. Bequeathed by Eames in 1940.
Content: De Ricci, 2314. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Manuscript consists of first quire of 6 folios, followed by 22 quires of 10 folios each. The final quire has 9 folios, but a stub remains attesting that it originally had 10 folios.
Content: 18 long lines, ruled in pen.
Content: Parchment
Content: One miniature in initial on f. 10 -- King David.
Content: Large 6-line initials on gold fields, with flower designs extending into borders. Alternating red and blue initials (1- and 2-line). Rubrics, red placemarkers.
Content: Scribal note says this manuscript was completed in 1499. On front flyleaves, a modern hand lists incipits of psalms. Scribes: one hand writes main text and the other is written in on ff. 230v-233. Second hand may also appear in lower margin of f. 8.
Content: At least 2 scribes.
Content: Calendar shows that this psalter was for Dominican use, and written by Do. Jo. Keck.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cbc369a0-c5cc-012f-ea5f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1499: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1499). 6-line blue initial on gold field, with flower design extending into border. Miniature of King David. Two lines of music. Rubrics, small initials, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e84a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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6-line blue initial on gold field, with flower design extending into border.  Miniature of King David.  Two lines of music.  Rubrics, small initials, placemarkers.