The book records 112 artefacts coming from the private collection of Constantine Schmidt-Ciazynski (1818-1889), a renowned art collector living in Paris and London, as well as magical gems coming from the National Museums in Warsaw, Poznan and Przemysl. Introductory chapter gives deep background information about Constantine Schmidt-Ciazynski and the history of his collection. The gems in the Catalogue chapter are thoroughly described, classified and photographed; each entry is supported by bibliography notes.
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Table of Contents
Introduction Constantine Schmidt-Ciazynski and his collection Catalogue I. Objects with representations of Egyptian gods and motifs II. Objects with representations of Sarapis III. Objects with representations of Canopic jars IV. Object with representation of a snake-legged god with a cock's head V. Objects with representations of Pantheos VI. Objects with representations of Chnoubis VII. Objects with representations of other Graeco-Roman deities and motifs VIII. Objects with planets and Zodiacal signs IX. Objects with representations of other animals X. Varia XI. Modern objects and imitations Abbreviations Indices