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1839-1213, MARS ABOUT TO ASCEND HIS BIGA, WHICH IS CONDUCTED BY TERROR AND FLIGHT EMBLEMATICALLY REPRESENTED, TO AVENGE THE DEATH OF HIS SON ASCOLAPHUS MINERVA APPEARS BEHIND HIM, SEIZES HIS SPEAR AND HELMET, AND COMPELS HIM TO SUBMIT TO THE DECREES OF JUPITER

  • Record Number: 40002004
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-1213
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: MARS ABOUT TO ASCEND HIS BIGA, WHICH IS CONDUCTED BY TERROR AND FLIGHT EMBLEMATICALLY REPRESENTED, TO AVENGE THE DEATH OF HIS SON ASCOLAPHUS MINERVA APPEARS BEHIND HIM, SEIZES HIS SPEAR AND HELMET, AND COMPELS HIM TO SUBMIT TO THE DECREES OF JUPITER
  • Inscription Greek: ΣΟΣΟΚΛΕ
  • Signature: Sosokles
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Moritz
  • Last Recorded Collection: Private Collection
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.95
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1213
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.54
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.66
    • Breadalbane, (Marquess): set in the Breadalbane Vase/Candelabrum 1862
    • Christie's, London: 15 July 1886
    • London, Cameo Corner (E. Good - later Moshe Oved)
    • Sotheby's, New York: April 19th, 2001; lot 176 (not sold)
    • A. Pash and Sons of Mayfair, London, Market
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