What do You See?

Old school modular furniture. Three legs for stability on uneven surfaces.

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Feast of Job, Bible historiale (BNF Fr. 164), fourth quarter of the 14th century

Quick quiz. There are no right answers. What do you see?

The bread oven - Tacuinum Sanitatis- fifteenth century, Paris, BnF, Manuscripts Department, Latin 9333, fol.61v Detail

Women baking bread?

Castration of the Hebrews, Bible historiale (BNF Fr. 159, fol. 232v), 14th-15th century

A castration?

Feast of Esther, Fleur des histoires (BNF Fr. 55, fol. 129v), second half of the 15th century

A feast?

Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew, Fleur des histoires (BNF Fr. 57, fol. 39), second half of the 15th century

A martyrdom?

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Work?

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A drinking party?

physicians_in_consultation

Doctors consulting with one another?

Or do you see a forgotten way of making furniture?

— Christopher Schwarz

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