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Cypro-Geometric Footed Amphora

Lot 2124
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 Footed Amphora, 9th-8th century B.C., two-handled form, target and linear paint decoration.
13.5 in.
With hang tag from Sotheby's auction, Lot 440/3, July 10, 1990
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Neck and mouth with multiple repaired breaks; some paint losses and overall wear.

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Cypro-Geometric Footed Amphora

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