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T278, THE GIANTS TERRIFIED AT THE BRAYING OF AN ASS

  • Record Number: 40000309
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T278
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: THE GIANTS TERRIFIED AT THE BRAYING OF AN ASS
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΘΕΝΙΟΝ
  • Signature: Athenion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.60
    • Christie's, London: 1839-349
    • 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): 278
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 982
  • Comments: Tiffany: Contest between Titans and Serpents (or Laocoon?)
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