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England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 87r

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Wearing mantle and showing wounds in His hands, side, and feet, Christ, pearled crossed nimbus, sits, orant, on bench. He is flanked by two angels; one holds spear and crown of thorns and the other holds cross and three nails.
Scene with gold punched background, within initial D decorated with geometric ornament and foliate spandrels.
Margins decorated with foliage.

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