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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1310
MS M.870.1

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Bust of Christ, cross-nimbed, flanked by two angels, within arc of heaven, in upper part of initial H.
Christ: Nativity -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, reclining on mattress, lifts Christ Child, cross-nimbed, partially nude, from manger, behind which appear heads of ox and ass. Joseph the Carpenter, seated, supports head with right hand. Scene in lower part of initial H.

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