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T491, THE DEATH OF ORION [ LYING ON THE GROUND IN AGONY FROM THE BITE OF THE SCORPION, WHICH, INSTIGATED BY DIANA, IS BITING HIS FOOT; RESEMBLES THE DYING GLADIATOR ]

  • Reference Number: T491
  • Description: THE DEATH OF ORION [ LYING ON THE GROUND IN AGONY FROM THE BITE OF THE SCORPION, WHICH, INSTIGATED BY DIANA, IS BITING HIS FOOT; RESEMBLES THE DYING GLADIATOR ]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres graves antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.32
    • Christie's, London: 1839-828
    • 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): 491
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 50
    • Bonhams, London: 10 Jun 2009, lot 257
  • Material: Sardonyx
  • Comments: CHRISTIE'S: CORNELIAN. Now set in a necklace by Elizabeth Gage.
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