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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 141r

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Solomon: anointed -- Six men, two wearing hats, one wearing high priest's vestments and holding crozier, stand behind Solomon, kneeling with joined hands raised toward Zadok, wearing high priest's hat and vestment, with Horn of Unction in left hand and crown in right hand, seated on throne in front of draped altar. Scene with diapered background.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 01:39-40.

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