The Hours of Jeanne dEvreux, Queen of France Jean Pucelle (French, active in Paris, 1319–1334) Date: ca. 1324–28 Geography: Made in, Paris Culture: French Medium: Grisaille, tempera, and ink on vellum Dimensions: single folio: 3 5/8 x 2 7/16 in. (9.2 x 6.2 cm) Overall (with binding): 3 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 1 1/2 in. (9.9 x 7.2 x 3.8 cm) Classification: Manuscripts & Illuminations Credit Line: The Cloisters Collection, 1954
"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari, dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315. Syria; Islamic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1955 (55.121.15)
Miniature books - Book of Hours. Venice: c. 1480. 3 x 2".
"Battle Between Iranians and Turanians", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) Muhammad al-Qivam al-Shirazi (active ca. 1560s)
Page from an Illuminated Gospel, late 14th century Ethiopia, Highland region Parchment (vellum), wood (acacia), tempera, ink H. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)
Bear blowing a horn. This is a finely illuminated and iconographically rich Book of Hours, made in England at the end of the thirteenth century. The manuscript is incomplete and misbound. Its main artist can also be found at work in a Bible, Oxford, Bodleian Library Ms. Auct. D.3.2, and a Psalter, Cambridge, Trinity College Cambridge Ms. O.4.16.