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Lot 2134
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 750-500 B.C., two vertical handles, ring foot, banded paint decoration with two registers of repeating concentric circles on the shoulder. Included are some tiny chips in a film roll container that are likely from this vessel.
19.5 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

The neck reconstructed using two fragments that had broken off; chips and wear throughout, though paint is well-preserved.

Starting Bid

$25.00

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Cypro-Archaic Bichrome Amphora

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