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Italian, late 18th/ early 19th century

Intaglio with the Head of Antipater

Italian, late 18th/ early 19th century

Italian, late 18th/ early 19th century

Intaglio with the Head of Antipater

Intaglio with the Head of Antipater

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Italian, late 18th/ early 19th century 

Intaglio with the Head of Antipater


carnelian, within a later ring mount

inscribed in Greek Letters: ANTIPATROS and bearing the signature: MYRON 

Overall the condition of the stone is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. Surface abrasions. Later ring shank repaired. General wear to the ring.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Prince Stanislas Poniatowski (1754-1833);
his sale, Christie's, London, 1839, lot 728;
John Tyrell
Catalogue des pierres graves antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski, 1830-1833, vol. VIII. no. 1.79;
Beazley Archive, Classical Art Research Centre, Oxford University [https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/XDB/ASP/recordDetails.asp?recordCount=4&start=0; accessed 15 June 2022]

intaglio 21mm., 7/8in.
ring size K 1/2