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Cypro-Archaic Terracotta Chariot With Two Passengers

Lot 2238
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 Terracotta Chariot With Two Passengers, circa 7th century B.C., red ware with remnants of bichrome paint decoration on one wheel; depicts a man and child riding in a three-horse vehicle; the composition on an integral base.
DOA 6.25 x 6.25 x 6 in.
This very rare piece was featured in Dr. Crist's Cyprus Museum brochure.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
Additional high-resolution photos are availableat our website

Condition

Encrustations; very old, worn chips.

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Cypro-Archaic Terracotta Chariot With Two Passengers

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018
Hillsborough, NC, USA