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1839-2129, A HELMET WITH BELLEROPHON AND THE CHIMERA

  • Record Number: 40002537
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-2129
  • Material of Original Gem: Red jasper
  • Description: A HELMET WITH BELLEROPHON AND THE CHIMERA
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): X.29
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 402
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2129
    • Burnham, S.M.: Precious Stones in Nature, Art and Literature (1886): p. 163
    • Westropp, H.M.: A Manual of Precious Stones and Antique Gems (1874): p. 104
    • Unknown: 422.16
  • Comments: Burnham: 'The onyx was frequently engraved, a remarkable specimen being afforded by the Corinthian helmet on jasper-onyx. An imitation of this engraving constituted the chef-d'?uvre of the notorious Poniatowsky collection.'
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