Animal initial with a bear and a griffon, [France, c.1180]

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1180. Large cutting, with a historiated initial ‘S’ (opening ‘Senior delecte domine’ Â the opening of 2 John from the N.T.) formed of blue and light brown acanthus leaves. The text here is from the First Epistle of John (6-13) and the Second Epistle of John (opening to ch. 4).