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The Art Loss Register successfully resolves case of Anish Kapoor Water Pendant

Published: Wednesday 10th February 2016

The Art Loss Register (ALR) has successfully resolved the case of a lost Anish Kapoor Water Pendant which sold at Bonhams this week for £8,125, exceeding its estimate. The pendant was bought by an American tourist as an anniversary gift for his wife in 2013. The pendant, one of an edition of just five, is […]

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French national treasure recovered by The Art Loss Register

Published: Wednesday 20th January 2016

The Art Loss Register has recovered a large 18th century Pastoral Tapestry by the famous French manufacturer Aubusson, which was stolen from a Château in France in 1982, and it will now be returned to its rightful home. The Château is classified as a historic monument and the tapestry, which was hanging in its Salon, […]

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The Art Loss Register recovers cherished family heirloom after nearly 15 years

Published: Thursday 10th December 2015

On the 6thof November 2014 a UK auction house approached the Art Loss Register about a painting which a person had brought in for consignment to auction, as they suspected something out of the ordinary. The consignor had bought it at a car boot sale five years earlier for a mere £10. The Art Loss […]

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The Art Loss Register discusses its positive registration service in this year’s Art Value magazine

Published: Tuesday 21st April 2015

Am 22. Dezember 1996 wurde aus dem Museumim algerischen Skikda ein römischer Marmorkopf des Kaisers Marcus Aurelius gestohlen, zusammen mit acht weiteren ähnlichen Alters. Das Art Loss Register (ALR), die weltweit größte, private Datenbank für gestohlene Kunst, Antiken und Wertgegenstände, entdeckte den Kopf im Jahr 2004 bei einem New Yorker Antikenverkauf. Im Jahr 2008 konnte […]

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The Château de Versainville recovers important tapestry

Published: Wednesday 18th June 2014

A historic tapestry, which has been held at the University of Sheffield for over 50 years, is set to be donated to its original owners at the Château de Versainville, after the University helped track its origins.

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