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T501, VENUS FORESEEING THE MISFORTUNE WHICH WOULD BEFALL ADONIS, WHO IS ABOUT TO DEPART TO HUNT THE WILD BOAR, SEEKS TO DETAIN HIM

  • Record Number: 40000530
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T501
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: VENUS FORESEEING THE MISFORTUNE WHICH WOULD BEFALL ADONIS, WHO IS ABOUT TO DEPART TO HUNT THE WILD BOAR, SEEKS TO DETAIN HIM
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.47
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2321
    • 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): 501
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 205

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