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[Livro de la Menscalcia de li cavalli]
Italy, perhaps in Apulia, early 15th century
MS M.735 fol. 93v

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1) Large bird, possibly heron, pours contents of container, held in beak, into horn placed in mouth of bridled horse tied to hitching post.
2) Man (only hand visible) pours contents of container into horn placed in mouth of bridled horse.
Unframed colored drawing illustrating chapters 105 and 106 (respectively).

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