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T98, THE INFANT VULCAN, HAVING FALLEN FROM HEAVEN ON THE ISLAND OF LEMNOS, IS SAVED BY THETIS AND THE NYMPH EURONYME

  • Record Number: 40000127
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T98
  • Material of Original Gem: Chalcedony
  • Description: THE INFANT VULCAN, HAVING FALLEN FROM HEAVEN ON THE ISLAND OF LEMNOS, IS SAVED BY THETIS AND THE NYMPH EURONYME
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Homer
  • Last Recorded Collection: Private Collection
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.151
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1261
    • 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): 98
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: Z.II.19
    • Scarisbrick, (Charles), Esq.
    • Christie's, London: May 15, 1861, lot 59
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005)
    • Bonhams, London: 19th of September 2012, lot 23
  • Comments: Pierres Gravees: gives oriental cornelian as material, CHRISTIE'S 1839: NO MATERIAL OR INSCRIPTION, SCARISBRICK: CORNELIAN, NO INSCRIPTION; SEE ALSO THE EARLY CALANDRELLI DESIGN - NOT IMPLEMENTED
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