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Lot 2131
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, 8th-7th century B.C., two vertical handles, ring base, paint decoration consists of horizontal bands throughout, a wavy line between handles on both sides, and geometric motifs on the neck.
22 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Surface encrustations; some pitting to the neck; overall wear with chips to rim and body.

Starting Bid

$25.00

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Cypro-Archaic Bichrome Amphora

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