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Belgium, possibly Tournai, end of the 14th century
MS M.314 fol. 78v

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Magi: Adoration -- Eldest magus, kneeling, holding gold object in both hands, his crown on ground, kneels before Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, seated on draped mattress (?) with Christ Child, nimbed, in her lap. Behind them stand two Magi, crowned, holding their gifts in their right hands, one with left hand raised.
Scene against gold background, within architectural frame.
Margins decorated with ornament of gold leaves.

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