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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 Red Ware Jug, Ex. Cesnola Collection, circa 7th-5th century B.C., trefoil spout with bifurcated strap handle; target and wheel decorations rendered in black paint; shallow ring base. Old collection number to lower side; number on underside with Cesnola Collection Duplicate label.
7.75 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Tiny chip to rim; minor deposits.

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Cypro-Archaic Red Ware Jug, Ex. Cesnola Collection

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018
620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, NC 27278
United States
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