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Hungary, Budapest, 1481
MS G.7 fol. 7r

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David: as Musician -- David, crowned, sits on bench holding harp in both hands. Figure in decorated initial B.
Floreate margins inhabited by bear, standing with forepaws on his abdomen; owl; woodpecker; dog, laying down, looking upward; bird; and hawk. In medallion framed by wreath in lower margin is escutcheon with arms of Domonkos Kálmáncsehi (or, a lion demi rampant gules, in base azure, a star of six points or).

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