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Lot 2126
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-Archaic Bichrome Amphora, circa 750 B.C., two vertical handles, the ovoid body on a ring base, geometric panels on the neck, linear bands throughout.
22 in.
With Sotheby's auction tag as Lot 425, July 10, 1990.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Wear and fading to paint; some areas of underlying red ware are exposed; minor pitting; repair to the rim.

Starting Bid

$25.00

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Cypro-Archaic Bichrome Amphora

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