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T415, JUPITER HURLING AEROLITES AT THE GIANTS [THE GIANTS ALBION AND BERGION, DESTROYED BY THE STONES WHICH WERE THROWN FROM HEAVEN TO SAVE HERCULES, WHO IS STANDING OVER THE FALLEN GIANT, WITH HIS BOW AND QUIVER IN HIS UPLIFTED HANDS]

  • Record Number: 40000445
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T415
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: JUPITER HURLING AEROLITES AT THE GIANTS [THE GIANTS ALBION AND BERGION, DESTROYED BY THE STONES WHICH WERE THROWN FROM HEAVEN TO SAVE HERCULES, WHO IS STANDING OVER THE FALLEN GIANT, WITH HIS BOW AND QUIVER IN HIS UPLIFTED HANDS]
  • 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): II.305
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2346
    • 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): 415
    • The Wellington Gems (1977) [London, Market, S.J. Phillips]: 382
    • Christie's, London: 8 October 1996, lot 39
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