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Lot 2057
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 Bronze Age Polished Red Ware Pitcher, circa 2000 B.C., spherical form with its long neck affixed to a handle and suspension loop; most of the vessel is carved with white-filled linear designs interspersed with concentric circles.
15.5 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Small areas of slip loss; possible restoration, though not evident under black light examination.

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Cypriot Bronze Age Polished Red Ware Pitcher

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