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T93, PLUTO AND PROSERPINE SEATED ON A THRONE. PLUTO HAS THE TIARA ON HIS HEAD, THE BIDENT IN HIS RIGHT HAND; PROSERPINE HOLDS A TORCH TURNED DOWN AND ENWREATHED WITH A SERPENT. AT THEIR FEET IS CERBERUS

  • Record Number: 40000123
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T93
  • Material of Original Gem: Chalcedony
  • Description: PLUTO AND PROSERPINE SEATED ON A THRONE. PLUTO HAS THE TIARA ON HIS HEAD, THE BIDENT IN HIS RIGHT HAND; PROSERPINE HOLDS A TORCH TURNED DOWN AND ENWREATHED WITH A SERPENT. AT THEIR FEET IS CERBERUS
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Bern, Kunstmuseum; Merz Collection: DL 633
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.144
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2179
    • 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): 93
  • Comments: 46.5X39X3.5
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