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T487, THE BIRTH OF ORION [ILYREUS DISCOVERING HIM UNDER THE BURIED SKIN OF AN OX]

  • Record Number: 40000516
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T487
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: THE BIRTH OF ORION [ILYREUS DISCOVERING HIM UNDER THE BURIED SKIN OF AN OX]
  • 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): IV.28
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1875
    • 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): 487
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 203 and lot 242
    • Sharp, (Samuel)
    • Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 8

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/AA66880F-1233-4A94-AD27-35446308D2C4

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