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Belgium, Liège, ca. 1280s
MS M.183 fol. 57r

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Initial B:
Psalm 041 (Vulg., 040) -- Half figure of nimbed male saint with right hand raised and open book in draped left hand.
Figure within initial B decorated with marginal foliate extensions and ball.
In lower margin, hybrid bird (hybrid cock) perched on one of the foliate extensions.

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