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[Livro de la Menscalcia de li cavalli]
Italy, perhaps in Apulia, early 15th century
MS M.735 fol. 77v

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1) Man, kneeling, puts finger of left hand to mouth of bridled horse. Wound in the horse's chest drains into container on ground.
2) Large bird, possibly heron, uses beak to hold reins of bridled horse, lying on back, as man inspects its testicles.
Unframed colored drawings illustrating chapters 45 and 46.

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