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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 63r

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Initial C enclosing head of youthful man.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: hybrid animal, winged, with upper body of bear, holding with left paw basket containing objects, and hindquarters of another quadruped, wearing knotted sash at waist; man, wearing hat, seated, raising right arm and leg, holding object with right hand.

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