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T935, THE COMBAT OF HECTOR AND ACHILLES [MINERVA PRESENTING TO ACHILLES THE SPEAR WHICH HE HAD LAUNCHED AGAINST HECTOR, WHO IS RAISING HIS SHIELD TO DEFEND HIMSELF]

  • Record Number: 40000974
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T935
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: THE COMBAT OF HECTOR AND ACHILLES [MINERVA PRESENTING TO ACHILLES THE SPEAR WHICH HE HAD LAUNCHED AGAINST HECTOR, WHO IS RAISING HIS SHIELD TO DEFEND HIMSELF]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: RES.29.39
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.338
    • Christie's, London: 1839-982
    • 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): 935
    • Holmes, (from estate of Fanny B. Holmes; Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes)
  • Comments: Glass impression in a private collection, curated by Alenka Simončič, National Gallery of Slovenia.
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