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1839-223, SCYLLA, STRIVING TO REACH THE GALLEY OF MINOS, PURSUED BY NISUS, WHO, IN THE FORM OF A HAWK [OSPREY], IS HOVERING OVER HER; MINOS, STANDING IN THE PROW OF THE VESSEL, IS REPULSING HER

  • Record Number: 40001432
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-223
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: SCYLLA, STRIVING TO REACH THE GALLEY OF MINOS, PURSUED BY NISUS, WHO, IN THE FORM OF A HAWK [OSPREY], IS HOVERING OVER HER; MINOS, STANDING IN THE PROW OF THE VESSEL, IS REPULSING HER
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Private Collection
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.304
    • Christie's, London: 1839-223
    • Breadalbane, (Marquess): set in the Breadalbane Vase/Candelabrum 1862
    • A. Pash and Sons of Mayfair, London, Market
    • Christie's, London: 15 July 1886
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