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1839-1451, [CAIUS / LUCIUS MARIUS] CORIOLANUS

  • Record Number: 40002068
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-1451
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: [CAIUS / LUCIUS MARIUS] CORIOLANUS
  • Inscription Latin: L.M.COR.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Christie's, London: Geneva, November 11, 2014, lot 194
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravées antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IX.1.27
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1451
    • Scarisbrick, (Charles), Esq.
    • Christie's, London: May 16, 1861, lot 251
    • The Wellington Gems (1977) [London, Market, S.J. Phillips]: 408.4
    • Pirzio Biroli Stefanelli, L.: La collezione Paoletti. Stampi in vetro per impronte di intagli e cammei vol.I (2007): III.57
  • Comments: Now set in a gold bangle by Bulgari. Christie's 2014 description of the lot: Centering upon an oval-shaped cornelian intaglio, depicting Épiménide in profile, with baguette-cut diamond bombé shoulders, to the fluted gold hinged cuff, inscribed to the reverse of the intaglio 'EPIMENIDE 1 QUARTO XIX SEC', inner circumference 15.7 cm Signed Bulgari
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