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Lot 2127
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., tall form with two vertical handles and wide flaring neck; horizontal banded decoration throughout with two registers of concentric circles on the neck.
17.75 in.
This piece retains a lot tag from a Sotheby's sale on July 10, 1990
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Overall wear; deposits on neck; two areas of loss resulting in small holes; one hairline emanates from the foot and ends on the shoulder.

Starting Bid

$25.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Cypro-Archaic Bichrome Amphora

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Estimate $25 - $25,000
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