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T128, PSYCHE WITH THE CASKET OF PERFUME RECEIVED FROM PROSERPINE [TURNING AWAY HER FACE FROM THE VAPOUR]

  • Record Number: 40000180
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T128
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: PSYCHE WITH THE CASKET OF PERFUME RECEIVED FROM PROSERPINE [TURNING AWAY HER FACE FROM THE VAPOUR]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Apuleius
  • Last Recorded Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: 81.6.224
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.193
    • Christie's, London: 1839-787
    • 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): 128
    • Scarisbrick, (Charles), Esq.
    • Christie's, London: May 16, 1861, lot 170
    • King, C.W.: The Handbook of Engraved Gems (1866): 265.2; II, woodcuts, pl.25 A, 3 no.181
    • Richter, G.M.A.: Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style (1920): 198, no.420
    • Gasparri, C.: 'Gemme antiche in eta neoclassica' in Prospettiva 8 (1977): p.31
  • Size: 25.8x29.8mm
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