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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 232r

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Within margin enclosed by thin red frame are foliate ornaments; and two fantastic animals with beaks and two legs, one above and one below standing man. The animals may be poking the man's eyes with their beaks.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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