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T274, BACCHUS PRESENTING TO THETIS THE URN CONTAINING THE ASHES OF ACHILLES AND PATROCLUS

  • Record Number: 40000305
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T274
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: BACCHUS PRESENTING TO THETIS THE URN CONTAINING THE ASHES OF ACHILLES AND PATROCLUS
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Homer, Iliad
  • Last Recorded Collection: Bonhams, London: 19th of September 2012, lot 23
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.47
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2313
    • 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): 274
    • Private Collection
  • Comments: Glass impression in a private collection, curated by Alenka Simončič, National Gallery of Slovenia.
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