Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI
LJS 103 Reproduction of Sienese book covers.
TitleReproduction of Sienese book covers.
- Joni, Icilio Federico Joni, Icilio Federico
Call numberLJS 103
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6073441
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- between 1885 and 1889?
19th-century reproduction of the wooden covers used in the 15th century on the tavolette della biccerna (tax account books) in the Archivio di Stato of Siena, comprising two painted wooden panels joined by a leather spine. The center of the upper cover depicts the parable of the laborers in the vineyard; the center of the lower cover has a central coat of arms flanked by four smaller coats of arms; both have gilt dividing lines patterned with repeated small punches or impressions. Worm damage visible on the inner surfaces of the covers.
Extent1 pair book covers ; 315 x 210 mm
- Sold at auction at Christie's, 7 November 1988, lot 47, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
- Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.
- Laborers in the vineyard (Parable)
- Covers (gathered matter components)
- Coats of arms
- Manuscripts, Digital
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Decoration: Illustration, Parable of laborers in vineyard, Front cover
Inside front cover
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