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Lot 2058
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 Vessel, circa 2000 B.C., linear motifs filled with white adorn the surfaces from the shoulder to just below the spout; three applied birds are at the base of the neck, which supports a decorative strap handle.
20 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Some chips and pitting to extremities; restoration to the ovoid body indicated by some filled hairlines; the neck has been re-glued above the handle; repairs to the rim of the spout.

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Cypriot Bronze Age Polished Red Ware Vessel

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