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Lot 2122
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.

Two Cypro-Geometric Bichrome Dishes, circa 1050-750 B.C., both with pierced lug handles, small raised foot, and concentric circle motifs to both sides.
Largest 5 in. diameter
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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One dish with strong color, good surfaces; the second with wear, chips, and loss of one handle.

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Two Cypro-Geometric Bichrome Dishes

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