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T108, VENUS (CREATED FROM THE BLOOD OF URANUS AND THE FOAM OF THE SEA) SEATED IN A SHELL DRAWN BY DOLPHINS [THE BIRTH OF VENUS]

  • Record Number: 40000137
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T108
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: VENUS (CREATED FROM THE BLOOD OF URANUS AND THE FOAM OF THE SEA) SEATED IN A SHELL DRAWN BY DOLPHINS [THE BIRTH OF VENUS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Bion
    Hesiod
  • 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): 108
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.164
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1251
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