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Prayer book
France, Paris, ca. 1490
MS H.3 fol. 1r

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God, crossed nimbus, wearing triple crowned tiara, raising right hand in blessing, holding cross-surmounted tripartite globe with left hand, is seated on throne decorated with architectural ornament, flanked by two columns surmounted by two statues, holding candlesticks. Behind the throne, in red, are seraphs. All below arch supported by two columns.
Initials decorated with foliate ornament; branch as line ending.

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