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1839-823, AGAMEMNON, HAVING SEIZED THE SPEAR WHICH IPHIDAMAS HAD AIMED AT HIS BREAST, IS ABOUT TO STRIKE WITH HIS SWORD THE FATAL BLOW ON THE SON OF ANTENOR, WHO IS ENDEAVOURING TO PROTECT HIMSELF WITH HIS SHIELD

  • Record Number: 40001784
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-823
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: AGAMEMNON, HAVING SEIZED THE SPEAR WHICH IPHIDAMAS HAD AIMED AT HIS BREAST, IS ABOUT TO STRIKE WITH HIS SWORD THE FATAL BLOW ON THE SON OF ANTENOR, WHO IS ENDEAVOURING TO PROTECT HIMSELF WITH HIS SHIELD
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Private Collection
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.45
    • Christie's, London: 1839-823
    • Breadalbane, (Marquess): set in the Breadalbane Vase/Candelabrum 1862
    • London, Cameo Corner (E. Good - later Moshe Oved)
    • Sotheby's, New York: April 19th, 2001; lot 176 (not sold)
    • Christie's, London: 15 July 1886
    • A. Pash and Sons of Mayfair, London, Market
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