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Celtic and Angelo-Saxon Art and Ornament

From the masterworks of ancient Britain, a treasury of religious art.

$39.95 $32.00

Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colourful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest. Abounding in intertwined lacings, abstract animal figures, meticulously drawn letters, winding scrolls of foliate designs, and uniquely solemn religious imagery, they offer a wondrous variety of ancient ornamental artwork.

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Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colourful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest. Abounding in intertwined lacings, abstract animal figures, meticulously drawn letters, winding scrolls of foliate designs, and uniquely solemn religious imagery, they offer a wondrous variety of ancient ornamental artwork.