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T933, HECTOR ATTEMPTING TO SEIZE THE CHARIOT AND HORSES OF ACHILLES [STANDING OVER THE DEAD BODY OF ARETUS, IS ABOUT TO ATTACK WITH HIS SPEAR AUTOMEDON, IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE HORSES, WHICH AUTOMEDON IN THE CHARIOT IS URGING ON]

  • Record Number: 40000972
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T933
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HECTOR ATTEMPTING TO SEIZE THE CHARIOT AND HORSES OF ACHILLES [STANDING OVER THE DEAD BODY OF ARETUS, IS ABOUT TO ATTACK WITH HIS SPEAR AUTOMEDON, IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE HORSES, WHICH AUTOMEDON IN THE CHARIOT IS URGING ON]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΕΣ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum, London: HG445
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.335
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1115
    • 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): 933
    • Hull Grundy, (Anne)
    • Rudoe, J. 'The faking of gems in the eighteenth century' in: Why Fakes Matter (1992): p. 30, no. 8
    • Rudoe, J. in M. Jones (ed.): Fake? (1990): 154b
    • Tait, H.: The Art of the Jeweller. A Catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift to the British Museum (1984): 125, no. 837
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