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Title [Manuscript illumination: Major Initial O, Christ on throne]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date Modern ´copy´ based on a 12th century example
Extended Description Christ seated on throne holding quill in centre of capital 'O', interwoven with stems, leaves, with dragon at base. Illuminated in red, blue, green and gold.
Id Number Current Accession F.26
Id Number Current Repository 1211
Inscription T.E.B. number "5687c"
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Measurements Dimensions 187 x 177 mm
Material Paint and gold leaf on paper.
Notes This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Manuscript fragment, mounted. Christ, major initial "O", interlacing branchwork, acanthus foliation, dragon, minor initials.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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