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T787, MENELAUS DEFENDING THE DEAD BODY OF PATROCLUS [IS COMBATING EUPHORBUS, WHOSE THROAT THE SON OF ATREUS IS PIERCING WITH HIS SPEAR THE SWORD OF THE TROJAN HAS JUST FALLEN FROM HIS HAND]

  • Record Number: 40000821
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T787
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MENELAUS DEFENDING THE DEAD BODY OF PATROCLUS [IS COMBATING EUPHORBUS, WHOSE THROAT THE SON OF ATREUS IS PIERCING WITH HIS SPEAR THE SWORD OF THE TROJAN HAS JUST FALLEN FROM HIS HAND]
  • Inscription Greek: ΣΟΛΩΝΟΣ
  • Signature: Solon
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.64
    • Christie's, London: 1839-809
    • 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): 787
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 178
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 933
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