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[Livro de la Menscalcia de li cavalli]
Italy, perhaps in Apulia, early 15th century
MS M.735 fol. 79r

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1) Bridled horse.
2) Man (hand only visible) pours contents of container into horn placed in mouth of bridled horse, tied to hitching post. The horn is steadied by large bird, possibly heron, holding it in its beak. Second man holds container in left hand and sits on the horse.
Unframed colored drawings illustrating chapters 50 and 51.

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