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T752, HELEN AND PARIS [PARIS SHEWING THE SWADDLING-CLOTHES, IN WHICH HE WAS EXPOSED, TO HIS MOTHER, HECUBA, BY WHICH SHE RECOGNISED HIM]

  • Record Number: 40000785
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T752
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: HELEN AND PARIS [PARIS SHEWING THE SWADDLING-CLOTHES, IN WHICH HE WAS EXPOSED, TO HIS MOTHER, HECUBA, BY WHICH SHE RECOGNISED HIM]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum, London: 948-1853
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.6
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1729
    • 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): 752
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 1853-186
  • Size: 32X51, 20X32
  • Comments: SET IN GOLD FILIGREE MOUNT, WITH A LINE OF BLACK ENAMEL
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