|Title||[Manuscript illumination: Initials C and O]|
|Collection||Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection|
|Date||[late 12th century]|
|Id Number Current Accession||F.13.1|
|Id Number Current Repository||1198|
|Inscription||On frame ´45/- me´ ´From Beckingham Hall Norfolk´; T.E.B. label for Jan 1897 and number ´1404´ ´Lethaby 173´|
|Location Creation Site||[Italy]|
|Material||Ink, paint and gold leaf on parchment|
|Notes||(Capital C cut from book, cf. B.424, B.425).
This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
|Object Notes||Inhabited initial "C", the Virgin Mary and Christ, Saints - latin text and musical notation. Initial in blue, red, green and flesh colours, depicting Christ and the Virgin Mary in front of a jewelled canopy, above eight apostles, one of whom wears a bishop's mitre - presumably St. Peter, crudely painted border, gilt haloes and corner panels.|
|Rights||University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection|
|Work Type||Fine Art|