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699, A low open shrine with curved pediment, balls at apex and corners, a pair of Tuscan columns at either side, and outside, two standed pots. Within, a kneeling figure with dress and cap holds up a cup to a blazing altar, a star above it, a standed pot beyond it, and a Priapic herm. Double ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004760
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 699
  • Material of Original Gem: Agate
  • Description: A low open shrine with curved pediment, balls at apex and corners, a pair of Tuscan columns at either side, and outside, two standed pots. Within, a kneeling figure with dress and cap holds up a cup to a blazing altar, a star above it, a standed pot beyond it, and a Priapic herm. Double ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 233
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 699
  • Size: 22x13
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