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Lot 2275
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.

Very Large Cypro-Archaic Bichrome Amphora, circa 700-650 B.C., two vertical handles, ovoid body tapers to ring base; paint decoration includes bands, geometric motifs, and a lotus flower on either side of the neck.
25.5 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Wear to paint; old chips to the rim and foot; hairlines to the neck; two fragments re-glued to the rim; 8 x7 in. area of restoration to one side; interior encrustations.

Starting Bid

$25.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Very Large Cypro-Archaic Bichrome Amphora

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 15, 2018
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