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T819, APOLLO PURSUING DAPHNE, WHO IS PARTLY TRANSFORMED INTO A [LAUREL] TREE. [THETIS TRANSFORMED TO A TREE]

  • Record Number: 40000853
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T819
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: APOLLO PURSUING DAPHNE, WHO IS PARTLY TRANSFORMED INTO A [LAUREL] TREE. [THETIS TRANSFORMED TO A TREE]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum, London: 947-1853
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.102
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1409
    • 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): 819?
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 1853-172
  • Size: 35X30, 24X20
  • Comments: SET IN GOLD FILIGREE MOUNT, WITH A LINE OF BLACK ENAMEL. SEE ALSO 1839-2051
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