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Lot 2285
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 Black Ware Wide Mouth Jar, likely Hellenistic, 3rd-1st century B.C., footed form.
7 in. tall
With Sotheby's auction tag as part of group lot 442, July 10, 1990
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

Rough surfaces with overall encrustations.

Buyer's Premium

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Cypriot Black Ware Wide Mouth Jar

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