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Cypriot Iron Age Jug

Lot 2110
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 Iron Age Jug, circa 1000 B.C., trefoil spout with strap handle, monochrome paint decoration with eyes at the mouth and a fir tree motif on the front of the body.
6 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Minor chips; some encrustations; overall wear.

Starting Bid

$25.00

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  • 23%

Cypriot Iron Age Jug

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 15, 2018
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Estimate $25 - $25,000
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