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T208, CERES PRESENTING TRIPTOLEMUS [WHO IS ABOUT TO MOUNT HIS CAR DRAWN BY DRAGONS ] WITH A VASE OF GOLD FILLED WITH CORN TO SOW THE EARTH WITH, WHICH WAS REPLENISHED AGAIN AS SOON AS IT WAS EMPTY

  • Record Number: 40000239
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T208
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: CERES PRESENTING TRIPTOLEMUS [WHO IS ABOUT TO MOUNT HIS CAR DRAWN BY DRAGONS ] WITH A VASE OF GOLD FILLED WITH CORN TO SOW THE EARTH WITH, WHICH WAS REPLENISHED AGAIN AS SOON AS IT WAS EMPTY
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
    Pindar
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.324
    • Christie's, London: 1839-800
    • 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): 208
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: Z.II.17
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.32-33
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 969
  • Comments: SEE ALSO CALANDRELLI DRAWING FOR AN EARLY DESIGN OF THE SUBJECT. TIFFANY: APOLLONIDES
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