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The very distinguished Mr Harries, from Worcesters ...

Latin Text:

ORNATISSIMUS Vir D. HARRIES de [ ] in Agro Wigorniensi Armiger, donavit elegantissimam Tabellarn Plasticam, in quâ felici manu exhibetur JOVIS Historia in Cretâ Insulâ enutriti. Amalthća scilicet. nutrix sub elatâ quadam arbore, in eremo conspicitur; lacte repleturn Cornu Copić ad os Infantuli admovens: tum Caprć adstantes cum Satyro, et Canem in altâ rupe eviscerans Aquila. Quin et in summâ arbore pulli Aquilini in nido delitescunt, quibus Serpens arborem ascendens, exitium denunciat.

Translation:

The very distinguished Mr Harries, from Worcestershire, gave a small, very beautiful relief, skilfully executed, showing the story of the early childhood of Jove on the island of Crete. In the wilderness his nurse, Amalthea, is shown under a tall tree holding a cornucopia, filled with milk, to the child's lips; there are goats around together with a satyr, and at the top of a cliff, an eagle disembowels a dog. Hiding in a nest on top of a tree are eaglets, threatened with death by a serpent which climbs it.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.

Year:MDCXCIII (1693);  Page Number:17 (recto)

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