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T867, VULCAN ATTACKING SCAMANDER [WITH A BURNING TORCH, IS ENTREATED BY THE RIVER XANTHUS TO DESIST FROM THE PURSUIT OF HIM, AND TO QUENCH THE FLAMES WITH WHICH, AT THE COMMAND OF JUNO, THE RIVER HAS DRIED UP]

  • Record Number: 40000903
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T867
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VULCAN ATTACKING SCAMANDER [WITH A BURNING TORCH, IS ENTREATED BY THE RIVER XANTHUS TO DESIST FROM THE PURSUIT OF HIM, AND TO QUENCH THE FLAMES WITH WHICH, AT THE COMMAND OF JUNO, THE RIVER HAS DRIED UP]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΝΤΕΡΟΤΟΣ
  • Signature: Anterotos
  • Literary Source Record: Homer, Iliad
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.177
    • Christie's, London: 1839-984
    • 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): 867
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 1020
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