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Lot 2121
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-Geometric Bichrome Ware Dish, circa 1050-750 B.C., interior with concentric circles; exterior having concentric circles and latticed triagles.
12 7/8 in. handle-to-handle
With C.M. metal tag affixed with manuscript card reading Export License No 4271.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Intact; some pitting to underside; minor rim chips and paint loss.

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Cypro-Geometric Bichrome Ware Dish

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