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Book of Hours
Belgium, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1420
MS M.76 fol. 212v

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God, rays as nimbus is seated on throne, indicating with right hand lamb, nimbed, on His lap, and holding floreate scepter with left hand, all against background of gold scroll work.
Blue heads appear above, inside frame of miniature.
Margins decorated with border of gold rinceaux inhabited by hybrid man, touching head with right hand and holding bone with hoof in left hand; hybrid man holding sack; and two confronted goats butting heads. Gold geometric ornament at each corner of miniature.

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