Thursday, 3 January 2013

Symes Artefacts Sold Well

Laura Gilbert ("Art Unwashed") has a thought-provoking post ('Sold! Antiquities that Surfaced via Robin Symes, a Name Mentioned in Illegal Trade Cases, Bring Prices Above Estimates at Christie's', December 27, 2012) about attitudes in the antiquity collecting world:
The name of London dealer Robin Symes, which has been associated with people tied to illegal trade in looted antiquities, apparently doesn't dampen collectors' appetite for artifacts that passed through his hands - at least judging from the Christie's antiquities auction in New York earlier this month.

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