Sunday, 19 January 2014

Resolution on Ownership of Medieval Art Claimed by Heirs of Holocaust-Era Jewish Art Dealers Remains Elusive

FSWC Reports:

From the Associated Press via

It's a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated quarter of a billion dollars, filled with gold crosses studded with gems and intricate silverwork. For years, it's been at the center of a dispute between a Berlin museum foundation and the heirs of Holocaust-era Jewish art dealers. 

On Wednesday, a German government-created commission convened to make a recommendation on who should rightfully own the Welfenschatz – or Guelph Treasure. However, it did not make a final decision.

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