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T495, VENUS [DESCENDING IN THE CLOUDS] ANIMATING HER STATUE MADE BY PYGMALION [WHO IS KNEELING BEFORE IT]

  • Record Number: 40000524
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T495
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VENUS [DESCENDING IN THE CLOUDS] ANIMATING HER STATUE MADE BY PYGMALION [WHO IS KNEELING BEFORE IT]
  • Inscription Greek: ΟΝΕΣΙΑΣ
  • Signature: Onesias
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.36
    • Christie's, London: 1839-644
    • 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): 495
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 23

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