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 Bichrome Jug, late 2nd millenium B.C., one handle form with forked thumb support, projecting knob on front of shoulder, footed base, white ground with brown paint decoration composed of geometric forms.
With hang tag -probably from Sotheby's- showing this was one of two items in Lot 124 on July 11, 1990.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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