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France, Paris, 1285-1297
MS M.1042 fol. 1v

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: January -- Two-headed Janus with right hand drinks from goblet and with left hand raises food to mouth, and sits behind draped table spread with knife, vessels, and food. Gold punched diapered background.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Woman, clothed, pours from vase into basin. Gold punched diapered background.
Initials KL decorated in champide.

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