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France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 12r

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Two vignettes in upper margin:
1) Month, Occupation: December -- Man, wearing hat, raises axe in both hands to pig, emerging from house (?).
2) Zodiac Sign: Capricornus -- Goat rearing on hind legs.
Margin with foliate ornament, inhabited by fantastic snail.

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