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T967, APOLLO PREVENTING THE SUICIDE OF ORESTES [WHO IS ABOUT TO PLUNGE HIS SWORD INTO THE SIDE TO EXECUTE THE DECREE OF THE ARGIVES]

  • Record Number: 40001006
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T967
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: APOLLO PREVENTING THE SUICIDE OF ORESTES [WHO IS ABOUT TO PLUNGE HIS SWORD INTO THE SIDE TO EXECUTE THE DECREE OF THE ARGIVES]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum, London: 939-1853
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.389
    • Christie's, London: 1839-791
    • 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): 967
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 1853-17
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 246
  • Comments: SET IN GOLD FILIGREE MOUNT. WITH A LINE OF BLACK ENAMEL. 25X36, 16X22.
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