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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.

Large Cypro-Archaic Knob-End Jug, circa 700-485 B.C., with thin raised band on neck, one strap handle; bichrome paint decoration to include targets and linear patterns on light creme ground.
12.5 x 11 x 9.5 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Minor chipping to mouth; moderate pitting; depressions on underside (likely manufacturing flaws).

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Large Cypro-Archaic Knob-End Jug

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018
620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, NC 27278
United States
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