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France, Amiens, 1297-1310
MS M.796 fol. 106r

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Psalm 110 (Vulg., 109):
Christ: seated at Right Hand of God -- Christ, right hand raised, left hand holding book, sits beside God, right hand raised, left hand holding globe, both cross-nimbed and seated on cross-inscribed bench.
Scene against gold background within initial D decorated with foliate and interlace ornament.
In upper margin, running rabbit and fox along foliate extensions.
In right margin, birds, squirrel, and butterfly among foliate extensions.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), along foliate bar, female falconer, wearing headdress, riding side-saddle on horse, faces horseman. Between them, bird.

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