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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.129 fol. 1r

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1) Month, Occupation: January -- Man, wearing hat, raising bowl in right hand, sits at draped table upon which are plate, knife, and salt cellar.
2) Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Man, wearing short loin cloth, stands in water and pours water from pitchers held in each hand.
Vignettes amid foliate ornament in margins.

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