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T712, TYDEUS GNAWING THE HEAD OF MELANIPPUS [A THEBAN WARRIOR IS TURNING AWAY WITH HORROR FROM THE SCENE]

  • Record Number: 40000744
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T712
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: TYDEUS GNAWING THE HEAD OF MELANIPPUS [A THEBAN WARRIOR IS TURNING AWAY WITH HORROR FROM THE SCENE]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Market: Berlin, Hofer Antikschmuck
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.317
    • Christie's, London: 1839-217
    • 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): 712
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 27.06.1854; lot 2
    • Market: Woolley and Wallis: 01 Nov 2018: lot 1899. Sold for 3,000 Pounds + Buyers Premium
  • Comments: BOTH CHRISTIE'S: SARDONYX
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