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Ken's Korner: Italy says two vases at Princeton were swiped

Ken’s Korner: Italy says two vases at Princeton were swiped – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 Italian authorities say a pair of ancient vases on display at the Princeton University art museum were obtained illegally. The two Greek painted ceramic vases are more than 2,300 years old. University officials said they […]

Ken's Korner: Olympic pins score points with collectors

Ken’s Korner: Olympic pins score points with collectors – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 India and Madagascar didn’t send many athletes to this year’s Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, mainly because they’re warm weather countries. But in the world of Olympic pin collecting, the fewer the athletes, the more coveted and […]

Ken's Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal

Ken’s Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 For 30 years, Italy has been at loggerheads with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York over a krater (or vase) by the fifth-century artist Euphronios. Italy says the piece was looted from an Etruscan tomb north of […]