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T910, VENUS, ACCOMPANIED BY IRIS, PRAYING MARS TO LEND HER HIS CHARIOT [WHICH IS SEEN IN THE BACKGROUND, THAT SHE MAY RE-ASCEND THE HEAVENS]

  • Record Number: 40000948
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T910
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VENUS, ACCOMPANIED BY IRIS, PRAYING MARS TO LEND HER HIS CHARIOT [WHICH IS SEEN IN THE BACKGROUND, THAT SHE MAY RE-ASCEND THE HEAVENS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΣ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • Last Recorded Collection: Christie's, London: 14/15.07.1865,161
  • Previous Collections:
    • Christie's, London: 1839-673
    • 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): 910
    • Strutt Hallum, (Edward)
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