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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 1r

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1) Month, Occupation: January -- Two-headed Janus, wearing cape, drinks from bowl with left hand and eats with right hand. He is seated behind draped table laden with fish and vessels.
2) Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Man pours liquid from vessel into trough.
Figures against patterned backgrounds in barbed quatrefoils.
Decorated KL and foliate extensions with hybrid dragon in margins.

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