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| Grand initial "I"
cut from a 16th century northern European antiphonal richly painted on
parchment. Initial painted in gold on a black background with a
gold design. Resting on top of initial is a large snail.
Surrounding initial is a floral scene featuring bright finely painted
flowers & leaves in pink, white, gray, red, green, and yellow. The scene is framed by a square
painted in gold. Gold is partly peeling off initial and square.
Initial is framed in a lovely gold frame with custom matting and UV
Frame Size: 8x10 inches
Cutting: 116 x 101 mm