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T835, ACHILLES KILLING CYGNUS WITH HIS SHIELD [COMBAT OF ACHILLES AND CYGNUS]

  • Record Number: 40000869
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T835
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: ACHILLES KILLING CYGNUS WITH HIS SHIELD [COMBAT OF ACHILLES AND CYGNUS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Attributed To:
  • Last Recorded Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum, London: 945-1853
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.127
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1271
    • 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): 835
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 1853-167
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.45
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.66
  • Size: 28X41, 18X26
  • Comments: SET IN GOLD FILIGREE MOUNT, WITH A LINE OF BLACK ENAMEL.
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