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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Italy, Florence, between 1470 and 1475
MS M.497 fol. 188r

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Margins and initial I with floreate ornament.
In top margin is medallion enclosing fruit and leaves, flanked by birds.
In bottom margin is central medallion enclosing escutcheon with arms of Francesco Sassetti (argent a bend azure). The medallion is supported by two winged putti (cherubs). Flanking the central medallion are two medallions, each enclosing pebble (emblem of Francesco Sassetti).

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