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T1087, VENUS CONVEYING ASCANIUS TO CYPRUS [THE GODDESS HOLDS THE SON OF AENEAS, WHO IS SLEEPING IN HER ARMS CUPID WITH A BUNCH OF POPPIES AND A PAIR OF DOVES]

  • Record Number: 40001125
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T1087
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VENUS CONVEYING ASCANIUS TO CYPRUS [THE GODDESS HOLDS THE SON OF AENEAS, WHO IS SLEEPING IN HER ARMS CUPID WITH A BUNCH OF POPPIES AND A PAIR OF DOVES]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): VII.10
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 277
    • Christie's, London: 1839-690
    • 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): 1087
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 78
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