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T1118, TRITON HURLING MISENUS INTO THE SEA [PRECIPITATING MISENE]

  • Reference Number: T1118
  • Description: TRITON HURLING MISENUS INTO THE SEA [PRECIPITATING MISENE]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres graves antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): VII.40
    • Christie's, London: 1839-263
    • 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): 1118
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 27.06.1854; lot 142 ?
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 67 ?
  • Material: Sardonyx
  • Comments: Photo, impression and identification: R. Schmidt. The preceding record, T1117, has a similar description and the same Kromos signature. Only when the second gem emerges will know if there is a progression of action and prove, that the identifcation is indeed correct. See also 1839-1441. This also affects the Monson provenance.
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