Kennicott Bible

Folio 438

Folio 438

The scribe, Moshe Ibn Zabara’s colophon is decorated with a large illuminated panel in silver, red, blue, green and turquoise floral designs and geometrical patterns. The text gives the background to the manuscript stating that he, Moshe Ibn Zabara completed the bible in 1476 for Isaac, son of Don Solomon di Braga in La Coruña (Spain). Verso, the end of RaDaK’s Sefer Mikhlol is written within a beautifully decorated arcade using both gold and silver leaf and showing the artist’s great skill.
Leaf size is approximately 320 x 262mm (12.5 x 10in)


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