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T518, ORPHEUS [SEATED UNDER A TREE] CHARMING THE BRUTES [A HORSE AND LION] WITH THE SOUND OF HIS LYRE

  • Record Number: 40000546
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T518
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: ORPHEUS [SEATED UNDER A TREE] CHARMING THE BRUTES [A HORSE AND LION] WITH THE SOUND OF HIS LYRE
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.69
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2339
    • 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): 518
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 27.06.1854; lot 80
  • Comments: CHRISTIE'S: SARDONYX
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