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LOT 0390

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 700 - 930
USD ($) 740 - 980

Sold for (Inc. bp): £2,080

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MEDIEVAL LEGAL DOCUMENT IN CAROLINGIAN MINISCULE
DATED 1197 A.D.
10 7/8 in. (11 grams, 27.5 cm).

A legal document on vellum, the Latin text in a Carolingian-derived miniscule script recording the sale of land (loco uocato Guadel) by Trubad son of Peter to John; witnessed by four clerics; endorsed in a later hand 'Venda de Unas Cajas [...] a 6 de las Kalendaas de [..] 1197'. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Casa de Subhastes, 7 February 2002, lot 13.
Ex central London gallery.

CONDITION