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France, Beauvais or Paris, 1275-1299
MS M.98 fol. 22r

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Psalm 027 (Vulg., 026):
David: anointed -- Samuel holds vessel of affusion in left hand, anointing head of David, crowned, seated on bench, with right hand raised and pedum in left hand.
Scene on gold background in initial D decorated with foliage within decorated frame.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), tail of hybrid man forms part of foliate bar.
In upper margin, tail of hybrid animal with body of dragon forms part of foliate bar extending across upper margin and down right margin.
Line-endings of fantastic animals and foliate ornament on gold background.

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