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Netherlands, Haarlem, 1445-1460
MS M.1031 fol. 53r

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In initial M, prophet, crowned, holding scepter with right hand and with left hand scroll inscribed SAPIENCIA EST IN [...] FILII DEI
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament and bunches of twigs, and inhabited by pelican (?) pecking breast; covered vessel decorated with bird; ostrich; phoenix.

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