Then wash the hands, since hand-washing … is obligatory; ‘Pour out … ‘ Fill the cup (with wine) for the third time. Recto, text only. Verso, the historiated initial word panel contributes a wry illustration to the text it introduces: ‘Pour out [thy fury upon the nations who have not known thee]’, at which point the fourth and last cup of the ceremony is poured out. A winged angel emerges from the upper border to the left of this word, coloured almost entirely in orange despite a more detailed preparatory drawing still visible below, while holding an inverted gold goblet above three men standing to the left.
Leaf size is approximately 255 x 190mm (10 x 7.5in)