adorno medieval guarda marco A section of foliate border of the Medici device of a diamond ring with three feathers, the motto 'Semper' and the initials 'L.', measuring 410 x 50 mm. Origin: Italy, Central (Florence or Rome)
"Initial R: The Man of Sorrows," Workshop of Valentine Noh, c. Note the exquisitely detailed background of red and gold behind Christ, and the vibrant colors used for the floral decoration in the margins.
The Morgan Leaf, from the Winchester Bible: Frontispiece for 1 Samuel (?) with Life of David (v. Made in Winchester, England. Tempera and gold on parchment; Lent by the J. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York