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T911, VENUS AND IRIS RETURNING TO HEAVEN [IN THE CHARIOT OF MARS IRIS IS REPRESENTED WITH WIDE EXPANDED WINGS URGING THE SPEED OF THE HORSES ]

  • Record Number: 40000949
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T911
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VENUS AND IRIS RETURNING TO HEAVEN [IN THE CHARIOT OF MARS IRIS IS REPRESENTED WITH WIDE EXPANDED WINGS URGING THE SPEED OF THE HORSES ]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Christie's, London: 1839-672
    • 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): 911
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 144
    • Sharp, (Samuel)
    • Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 65

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