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T496, CINYRAS [SON OF PYGMALION] DISCOVERING [IN THE LIGHT OF THE FLAME HIS DAUGHTER] MYRRHA [AND DRAWING HIS SWORD]

  • Record Number: 40000525
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T496
  • Material of Original Gem: Chalcedony
  • Description: CINYRAS [SON OF PYGMALION] DISCOVERING [IN THE LIGHT OF THE FLAME HIS DAUGHTER] MYRRHA [AND DRAWING HIS SWORD]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.37
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1883
    • 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): 496
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 206
    • Sharp, (Samuel)
    • Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 35

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