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Lot 2055
This lot from the Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, NC is accompanied by two documents demonstrating that the collection was acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government.

The first document, a one page official message dated January 1990 and signed by Cypriot President George Vassiliou, praises the North Carolina museum and endorses its cultural and historic mission.

The second document is a notarized affidavit signed by the museum's director. It declares that all of the museum's antiquities were acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government and that there were documented visits to the museum by Cypriot dignitaries.

Cypriot Late Bronze Age Polished Red Ware Spindle Bottle, circa 1400 B.C., one-handled form gracefully tapering downward to a circular base.
12 1/8 in.
With Sotheby's auction hang tag as Lot 139, July 11, 1990.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Some surface chips, else intact.

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Cypriot Late Bronze Age Polished Red Ware Spindle

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018