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T870, VENUS COMING TO THE AID OF MARS [WHO IS LYING ON THE GROUND, TO WHICH HE HAD BEEN FELLED BY AN ENORMOUS STONE (WHICH IS APTLY EXPRESSED BY A TERMINAL BUST, AS A LAND-MARK), IS DERIDED BY MINERVA; VENUS APPEARS IN THE ACT OF RAISING THE FALLEN GOD BY THE HAND]

  • Record Number: 40000906
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T870
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: VENUS COMING TO THE AID OF MARS [WHO IS LYING ON THE GROUND, TO WHICH HE HAD BEEN FELLED BY AN ENORMOUS STONE (WHICH IS APTLY EXPRESSED BY A TERMINAL BUST, AS A LAND-MARK), IS DERIDED BY MINERVA; VENUS APPEARS IN THE ACT OF RAISING THE FALLEN GOD BY THE HAND]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 870
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.181
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1106

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