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T452, HERCULES GIVING OMPHALE THE AXE WHICH HE HAD TAKEN FROM HIPPOLITA, QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS

  • Record Number: 40000481
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T452
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: HERCULES GIVING OMPHALE THE AXE WHICH HE HAD TAKEN FROM HIPPOLITA, QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.354
    • Christie's, London: 1839-931
    • 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): 452
    • Northwick, Worcestershire
    • Mr. Phillips, Auction Offices, 73 New Bond Street, London: 4 August 1859, lot 745
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