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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 129v

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David: proclaimed King -- David, wearing crown, sits on draped, canopied throne, flanked by three men, one wearing high priest's miter and vestments (?), with right hand holding horn of unction above David's head and with left hand placed on David's shoulder, and two others, both wearing hats, one holding scepter in right hand and the other with right hand on David's shoulder and left hand extended.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Samuel 02:04.

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