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684, A Nereid, half-naked with dress flying over her head, seated on the foreparts of two dolphins facing in opposite directions, holding the bridle of a hippocamp. In the background, a spear. Said by the Duke to be by Natter.

  • Record Number: 40004558
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 684
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: A Nereid, half-naked with dress flying over her head, seated on the foreparts of two dolphins facing in opposite directions, holding the bridle of a hippocamp. In the background, a spear. Said by the Duke to be by Natter.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 31
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 684
  • Size: 20x16
  • Comments: On a gold seal
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