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T435, HERCULES CHAINING DEATH (TO DELIVER ALCESTIS,WIFE OF ADMETUS) [HERCULES SEIZING FROM HIPPOLYTA HER GIRDLE, A FEMALE ATTENDANT BEHIND HIM]

  • Record Number: 40000464
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T435
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HERCULES CHAINING DEATH (TO DELIVER ALCESTIS,WIFE OF ADMETUS) [HERCULES SEIZING FROM HIPPOLYTA HER GIRDLE, A FEMALE ATTENDANT BEHIND HIM]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΕΣ ΑΘΕΝΑΙΟΣ ΕΠΟΙΕΙ
  • Signature: Apollonides Athenaios
  • 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): 1839
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.331
    • Christie's, London: 1839-488
  • Comments: CHRISTIE'S: SARDONYX
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