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T185, AURORA SCATTERING FLOWERS AND DISPELLING DARKNESS, WHICH IS REPRESENTED BY A BIRD OF NIGHT [CHASING NIGHT AWAY]

  • Record Number: 40000216
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T185
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: AURORA SCATTERING FLOWERS AND DISPELLING DARKNESS, WHICH IS REPRESENTED BY A BIRD OF NIGHT [CHASING NIGHT AWAY]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Aeneid
    N. O.
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 185
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.285
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1235
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