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Lot 2242
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.

Cypriot Terracotta Head of a Man, circa 5th century B.C., the subject with strong features, including a slight "archaic smile" and outlined eyes. Presented on a black base retaining a Sotheby's lot sticker from an unknown auction.
5 in.; with stand 9.5 in.
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

From a larger statue; some encrustations to proper left side; losses to right ear.

Starting Bid

$25.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Cypriot Terracotta Head of a Man

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Estimate $25 - $25,000
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620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, NC 27278
United States
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