Paintings Stolen and Sold at Auction are Returned

      Andre Vignoles,”Birdcage and still life                               “Thomas Hill “A Dainty Morsel” Two paintings stolen in New York City in 2009 were located by the theft victim herself as having been sold by Skinnner’s Auction...

Zell Says L.A. Art Dealer Took him for Millions

  by Robert Kahn June 9, 2011 (CN) – Sam Zell’s insurance company claims a Los Angeles art dealer sold three consigned paintings without Zell’s permission for $5.8 million – a Balthus and two Fernand Legers – then spent the money, so he can’t repay the real estate...

Dispute over Islamic Bowl that ‘Survived’ Plane Crash is Settled

Rare intact Syrian Tell Minis Lustre Pottery Bowl decorated in overglaze lustre, 11th – 12th Century, 16.4cm diameter, inscribed ‘baraka’ in the centre   Chris Marinello, acting on behalf of Underwriters, negotiated a partial return of proceeds after this item was...