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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 225v

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book III, Chapter 14; Marco Polo: Scene, before Sendemain of Ceylon -- Marco Polo kneels before Sendemain of Ceylon, crowned, wearing loincloth, flanked by three male subjects in loincloths, one of whom collects wine from tree with pitcher.
Scene within gold frame.

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