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Lot 2421
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.

Three Cypriot Hellenistic Spindle Bottles, Ex. Morris Collection, 3rd-1st century B.C., each with typical round mouth and flared rim.
Tallest 7.75 in.
Ex. Desmond Morris Collection, sold through Christie's.
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

Encrustations and stains, the smallest bottle with base chip; the tallest with small chip under lip.

Starting Bid

$25.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Three Cypriot Hellenistic Spindle Bottles, Ex. Morris

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