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T517, CHIRON AND ORPHEUS TRYING THEIR SKILL ON THE LYRE [ORPHEUS PLAYING THE LYRE BEFORE CHIRON AND THE YOUNG ACHILLES]

  • Record Number: 40000545
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T517
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: CHIRON AND ORPHEUS TRYING THEIR SKILL ON THE LYRE [ORPHEUS PLAYING THE LYRE BEFORE CHIRON AND THE YOUNG ACHILLES]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.67
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1394
    • 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): 517
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 1011
  • Comments: SEE ALSO 1839-1394; SET IN A NECKLACE WITH ELEVEN INTAGLIOS

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