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France, Paris, 1285-1297
MS M.1042 fol. 3v

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: May -- Crowned king, as falconer, wearing vair-lined mantle and gloves, rides dappled horse, holding reins in right hand and falcon on left wrist; two trees. Gold background.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Man and woman, both nude, stand behind decorated shield. Gold punched, diapered background.
Initials KL decorated in champide.

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