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France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 8r

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Magi: Adoration -- Two crowned Magi bear gifts; one points upward. Both stand behind the third, eldest Magus removing crown from his head and raising gift toward extended hands of Christ Child, cross-nimbed, seated on lap of Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, crowned, seated on bench.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions, and inhabited by dog in the lower margin.

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