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T805, IRIS SENT BY JUNO TO THE GENIUS OF SLEEP, TO ANNOUNCE TO ALCYONE THE DEATH OF HER SHIPWRECKED HUSBAND, CEYX

  • Record Number: 40000839
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T805
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: IRIS SENT BY JUNO TO THE GENIUS OF SLEEP, TO ANNOUNCE TO ALCYONE THE DEATH OF HER SHIPWRECKED HUSBAND, CEYX
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 70
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.86
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1280
    • 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): 805
    • Sharp, (Samuel)

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