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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 140v

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Solomon: anointed -- Solomon, wearing crown, seated with feet on cushion on throne beneath canopy, is flanked by Nathan, bald, holding open book, High Priest, wearing hat, pointing with right hand toward Horn of Unction, held above Solomon's head by Zadok, wearing hat. Scene with diapered background.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 01:39-40.

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