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T289, MERCURY CARRYING CASTOR AND POLLUX, SHORTLY AFTER THEIR BIRTH, TO PALLENA, A TOWN OF ACHAIA

  • Record Number: 40000320
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T289
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MERCURY CARRYING CASTOR AND POLLUX, SHORTLY AFTER THEIR BIRTH, TO PALLENA, A TOWN OF ACHAIA
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Attributed To:
  • Last Recorded Collection: AntichitĂ  Alberto Di Castro, Rome
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.118
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1706
    • 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): 289
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.VI.69
  • Comments: CHRISTIE'S: NO SIGNATURE
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