T513, APOLLO CONSOLING CYPARISSUS [FOR THE LOSS OF THE STAG, WHICH HE HAD JUST SHOT, AND WHICH IS LYING EXPIRING UNDER A TREE]

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  • Reference Number: T513
  • Description: APOLLO CONSOLING CYPARISSUS [FOR THE LOSS OF THE STAG, WHICH HE HAD JUST SHOT, AND WHICH IS LYING EXPIRING UNDER A TREE]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Current Collection: New York, Market
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres graves antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.62
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2344
    • 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): 513
    • Lord Monson
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 212
    • Private Collection: Tom Swope (New York)
  • Material: Amethyst
  • Comments: See also Tom Swope's blog: http://tomswope.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/lost-poniatowski-gem.html
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