|Diana as the Huntress, by Giampietrino.|
It inspired some of the most talented painters through the ages,
|Diane the Huntress, 1560, School of Fontainebleau, Le Louvre, Paris|
|Diana the huntress by Jean Goujon, 1550-1554, Louvre Museum, Paris|
|A chariot clock depicting the goddess. France, c. 1796.|
And here is an extraordinary cheroot in amber of two different colors representing Diana the Huntress.
|Diana the Huntress, XIXth century. Dimension : 43,5 cm long / +/- 12,5 cm high|
Provenance : Baron Eugène Fould collection.
This unique piece has been recently taken in photo in a book on amber named "Ambre, mémoire du temps" Edition Thalia, written by Camille Coppinger.
It is the only tobacco object in amber of that size known and repertoried in all books on tobacco objects.
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