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T226, MERCURY NEAR CHELONE [CHIONE], WHO IS ASLEEP ON A BANK STREWED WITH FLOWERS

  • Record Number: 40000257
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T226
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MERCURY NEAR CHELONE [CHIONE], WHO IS ASLEEP ON A BANK STREWED WITH FLOWERS
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • 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): 226
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.346
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1843
  • Comments: THIS GEM, T224 OR 1839-2335 WAS ONCE IN THE HALLUM COLLECTION AND SOLD IN THE CHRISTIE'S AUCTION 14/15.07.1865, LOT 152
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