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.
Cypro-Archaic Two-Handled Footed Amphora, circa 750 B.C., brown and red paint decoration consisting of horizontal bands, a squiggle line on the neck, and geometric forms just above the shoulder.
Eleven Sotheby's hang tags from a July 10, 1990 auction were stored in this lot. Ten of these are from a single group and it is unknown if this piece is from either of these lots.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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