Wednesday, March 11, 2009

More on Chinese Art Dealer Who Refused to Pay for Qing Fountain Ornaments: More a Case of Cold Feet than a Patriotic Act?

Bloomberg has an interesting update about the Chinese art dealer who made headlines when he refused to pay for the YSL Qing era bronze fountain ornaments, purportedly as a patriotic protest against the sale of items looted by French and British imperialists. See:

Not surprisingly, the story is more complicated than initially reported in the press.

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