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T862, ACHILLES [ARMED WITH SWORD AND SHIELD] SLAYING LYCAON [WHO IS UNARMED BEFORE HIM SUPPLICATING HIS MERCY]

  • Record Number: 40000898
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T862
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: ACHILLES [ARMED WITH SWORD AND SHIELD] SLAYING LYCAON [WHO IS UNARMED BEFORE HIM SUPPLICATING HIS MERCY]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΛΦΕΟΣ
  • Signature: Alpheos
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Homer, Iliad
    Homer, Ilias; transl. J.H.Voss (1793)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.171
    • Christie's, London: 1839-656
    • 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): 862
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.31
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.65
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 133 and lot 284
    • Sharp, (Samuel)
    • Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 79
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