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T408, ACHELOUS VANQUISHED BY HERCULES [HERCULES TEARING OFF THE HORN OF ACHELOUS]

  • Record Number: 40000438
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T408
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: ACHELOUS VANQUISHED BY HERCULES [HERCULES TEARING OFF THE HORN OF ACHELOUS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.296
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1547
    • 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): 408
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 1006
  • Comments: PRENDEVILLE: 'THE PERSONIFIED RIVER IS HOLDING AN OAR, AND NEAR HIM IS THE URN WHENCE FLOWS THE SPRING...'
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