225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol. 1r
Initial O enclosing floreate vine and escutcheon decorated with heraldry of Philip the Good (father) or Charles the Bold (son), both Dukes of Burgundy, sharing the same heraldry (quarterly, 1 and 4 azure, 3 fleur-de-lis or within a border compony gules and argent; 2 per pale or, three bendlets azure within a border gules, and sable, a lion rampant or; 3 per pale or, three bendlets azure within a border gules, and argent, a lion rampant gules; en surcoat or, a lion rampant sable). Beginning of Paul’s epistle to the Romans for first Sunday of Advent.
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