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Maiolica bombola recovered in the UK

Published: Thursday 4th March 2021

Maiolica ‘bombola’ recovered We are very happy that this beautiful example of Maiolica has been recovered by the close cooperation between Woolley & Wallis, the police and the ALR. The bombola was registered on the ALR database in 2016 by Thames Valley Police following a burglary from a private residence.  It was offered at auction […]

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Looted Egyptian stele repatriated following Art Loss Register research

Published: Tuesday 24th November 2020

Research from the Art Loss Register has enabled the repatriation of a looted stele to Egypt. The stele was transported to the US for exhibition at TEFAF New York Fall in October 2019, but the ALR’s checks prior to the fair identified issues with the provenance for the object. It was therefore not exhibited at […]

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The role of the ALR and stolen art databases profiled in the French judiciary ‘Droit & Patrimoine’

Published: Thursday 12th November 2020

The monthly French magazine for jurist’s practitioners published a 62-page file dedicated to the art market in their October publication, now available to order through their website. The ALR’s Paul Exbrayat contributed an article on the topic ‘the stolen art databases’, presenting the differences and opportunities between open, closed and managed stolen art databases – […]

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ALR Quarterly Newsletter Issue 18 – October 2020

Published: Friday 16th October 2020

A new face for our 30th anniversary As many have you already seen, our new website launched in July. We would like to extend our thanks for the appreciation and feedback we have received. We are happy that it provides a faster, more informative and easy-to-use reference point for you and your clients.  … Max Ernst located […]

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CILA’s Claims Focus covers work of The Watch Register

Published: Monday 6th July 2020

The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) Claims Focus June 2020 issue featured an article from the ALR’s Antonia Kimbell about the work of The Watch Register and the recovery of stolen watches. In recent months CILA members Alex Wakefield and Brendan Gillooly have delivered informative and engaging sessions on the subject of watches. Noting […]

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