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Cypro-Geometric Pilgrim Flask

Lot 2260
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-Geometric Pilgrim Flask, circa 1100-900 B.C., flattened round form with long neck from which two handles extend to the body; with bichrome paint decoration consisting of concentric circles on both sides.
6.25 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Some pitting and surface loss to one side; overall wear.

Starting Bid

$25.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Cypro-Geometric Pilgrim Flask

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 15, 2018
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Estimate $25 - $25,000
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