A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Add. C. 14

Summary Catalogue no.: 24747

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Fine border, initial. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 285, pl. XXVI)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial R(omolo)
  • Subject Gold 8-line initial with white-stem interlace and floral designs.
  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject White-stem interlace, floral designs, gold disks, three birds, three butterflies and four putti. In the lower margin two putti support a laurel wreath, encircling a medallion, left blank to be filled with a coat of arms.

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.