May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 143

Price Realized: $ 3,900
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
FOUNDER OF THE HUSSITES HUS, JAN. Signature, "Huß," in the right margin of a vellum fragment from a manuscript Breviary, tipped to bottom of a folio sheet on which is written a 19th-century description of the fragment, in German, sketching its provenance and asserting that the signature conforms to examples in the Prague library. 1/2x8 1/4 inches; slight fading to signature. Np, circa 1400

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with--Printed and manuscript documents relating to provenance.
From the collection of Herbert E. Klingelhofer (1915-2015), who had served as president of the Manuscript Society, and who co-edited Autographs and Manuscripts: A Collector's Manual, 1978.