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T181, HEAD OF THE SUN [PHOEBUS] ISSUING FROM THE SHADES OF NIGHT

  • Record Number: 40000212
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T181
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: HEAD OF THE SUN [PHOEBUS] ISSUING FROM THE SHADES OF NIGHT
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautics,
    Euripides, Ion
    Sophocles, Trach. Virg.
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 181
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.279
    • Christie's, London: 1839-227
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