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T894, HERCULES, IN THE PRESENCE OF TELAMON, IMPLORING JUPITER TO RENDER YOUNG AJAX INVULNERABLE [OFFERING AT THE ALTAR OF JUPITER THE INFANT AJAX, COVERED WITH THE SKIN OF THE NEMEAN LION]

  • Record Number: 40000932
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T894
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HERCULES, IN THE PRESENCE OF TELAMON, IMPLORING JUPITER TO RENDER YOUNG AJAX INVULNERABLE [OFFERING AT THE ALTAR OF JUPITER THE INFANT AJAX, COVERED WITH THE SKIN OF THE NEMEAN LION]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.239
    • Christie's, London: 1839-828
    • 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): 894
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 45

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