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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 405r

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1) Virgin Mary: Coronation -- In initial D decorated with geometric ornament and foliate spandrels, Virgin Mary, nimbed, raises her joined hands in prayer toward Christ, who is cross-nimbed and crowned. He crowns her. Both are seated on a bench. At sides, six nimbed angels fly; five have joined hands raised, and one at right holds a tripartite globe on the bench beside Him. Above two nimbed cherubs fly.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with ivy foliage.

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