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T121, CUPID STUNG BY A BEE SHEWS HIS WOUNDED FINGER TO VENUS

  • Record Number: 40000150
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T121
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: CUPID STUNG BY A BEE SHEWS HIS WOUNDED FINGER TO VENUS
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Anacreon
  • Last Recorded Collection: Paris, Cabinet des médailles, Bibliothèque nationale de France: H 2876, inv 373
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravées antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.186
    • Christie's, London: 1839-77
    • Prendeville, J.: Explanatory catalogue of the proof-impressions of the antique gems possessed by the late Prince Poniatowski and now in the possession of John Tyrrell, Esq. (1841): 121
    • Seguin, (Jean-Charles)
    • Brett, (John Watkins)
    • Christie's, London: April 5, 1864, lot 1782
  • Size: 25x26
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