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France, probably Paris, ca. 1410
MS M.443 fol. 1r

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Charles VI of France: Scene, Presentation -- Charles VI, crowned, wearing ermine-lined mantle, holding scepter in right hand, sits on throne beneath canopy before man, wearing purse at waist, kneeling and extending book with both hands. Beside throne stand four men, including John, Duke of Berry (Jean, Duc de Berry), wearing hat with jewel and jewelled necklace, and Jean, Duke of Bourgogne , wearing turban-like headgear and purse at waist.
In margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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