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France, probably Paris, 1220-1230
MS M.313 fol. 9r

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Magi: Adoration -- Eldest magus, crowned, kneels holding bowl in front of two standing magi, both crowned, one holding covered vessel, one pointing toward sky. They face Virgin Mary, crowned, seated, right hand holding flower, and Christ child, cross-nimbed, sitting on the Virgin's lap, right hand held in blessing.
Scene against gold background inside decorated roundel within frame decorated with abstract and foliate ornament.

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