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1839-814, VULCAN, IN THE PRESENCE OF THETIS, WORKING AT THE ARMOUR OF ACHILLES THE HELMET IS ON THE ANVIL, WHICH HE IS LIFTING UP HIS HAMMER TO STRIKE

  • Record Number: 40001777
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-814
  • Material of Original Gem: Chrysolite
  • Description: VULCAN, IN THE PRESENCE OF THETIS, WORKING AT THE ARMOUR OF ACHILLES THE HELMET IS ON THE ANVIL, WHICH HE IS LIFTING UP HIS HAMMER TO STRIKE
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΥ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Homer, Iliad
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.26
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.149
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 195
    • Christie's, London: 1839-814
    • Cades, T.: Impronte dell' Instituto: 75.1001
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.64
  • Comments: ORIENTAL CHRYSOLITE OF BRILLIANT QUALITY
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