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Chinese Artifacts Stolen from Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam Museum

3 years agoArts : ArtsBeat

Precious works of art from China worth millions of dollars were stolen on Friday evening from the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge in England.
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British police recover Chinese artifacts stolen from the Oriental Museum at Durham University

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

LONDON (AP).- British police say they have recovered two Chinese artifacts valued together at more than 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) that were stolen from a university museum earlier this month. Raiders chiseled through a wall to... Read Post

Artifacts worth $3.2 million stolen from Durham University's Oriental Museum

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

LONDON (AP).- Two Chinese artifacts with an estimated combined value of 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) have been stolen from a British museum, authorities said Saturday. Two men and a woman from the West Midlands area have been arr... Read Post

More Jade Thefts

Arts : Coxsoft Art News (3 years ago)

BBC News has today reported the theft of 18 Chinese works of art from the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (title link). The break-in took place last Friday at about 7.30pm. Mostly jade works were stolen. Why on earth has it taken fi... Read Post

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