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T737, THE MOTHER OF BRANCHUS DREAMING [LYING ON A COUCH, HER EYES FIXED UPON THE SUN (THE MOTHER OF BRANCHUS DREAMT THAT THE SUN ENTERED HER MOUTH AND PASSED THROUGH HER SYSTEM, CAUSING HER TO CONCEIVE)]

  • Record Number: 40000769
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T737
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: THE MOTHER OF BRANCHUS DREAMING [LYING ON A COUCH, HER EYES FIXED UPON THE SUN (THE MOTHER OF BRANCHUS DREAMT THAT THE SUN ENTERED HER MOUTH AND PASSED THROUGH HER SYSTEM, CAUSING HER TO CONCEIVE)]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 737
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.343
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2422

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