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T90, PLUTO CARRYING OFF PROSERPINE

  • Record Number: 40000119
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T90
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: PLUTO CARRYING OFF PROSERPINE
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Literary Source Record: Claudian
    Ovid
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.140
    • Christie's, London: 1839-355
    • 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): 90
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 954
  • Comments: CHRISTIE'S: CHALCEDONY. There seems to be some confusion in the 1839 Christie's catalogue about T90 and T91: only one entry was made although both are listed in the pierres gravees and were bought by Tyrrell.
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