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The Book of Hours “Heures de Menault de La Salle à l’usage de Reims” in the Bibliothèque Municipal in Reims (France) was made around 1480, either in that city or in Paris. [1]

In the lower border of folio 30r a stylised, sinistral snail may be seen with an apparently ribbed shell. Its rather shapeless body has four tentacles. The miniature shows the Virgin Mary with the Child.

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Note:
[1] Reims BM, Ms. 359, 123 ff. http://bit.ly/1n5WDAh (2.ii.2014).

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