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Italy, Florence, 1300-1332
M.795 fol. 24r

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Magi: Adoration -- Of three Magi, two wear crowns; one holds vessel with right hand and indicates star with left hand; the second holds horn (?). The third Magus, kneeling next to crown, raises vessel with both hands toward extended hands of Christ Child, crossed nimbus, held by both hands of Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, on her lap.
Scene within initial E decorated with floreate ornament on gold ground.

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