Poly Culture moves to reassure shareholders

Chinese auction house addresses concerns over non-payment, forgeries and army links

Published online: 27 March 2014

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British Museum will not bid for fragment of Assyrian stele—even though it owns the rest

Cuneiform curse condemns anyone who removes the object from its original site

Published online: 27 March 2014

Battle for Sotheby’s rages on

Activist investor Dan Loeb sues to stop auction house’s “poison pill” policy

Published online: 26 March 2014

Chinese collectors snap up star lot in New York’s Asia Week

The Min Fanglei bronze vessel, bought in a private sale, is expected to be donated to the Hunan Provincial Museum

Published online: 20 March 2014

Chinese scroll fragments reunited

Hong Kong buyer reportedly secures both pieces for €1.9m at Bordeaux auction

Published online: 13 March 2014

Lawmaker seeks to regulate New Mexico’s auction houses

A proposed bill would make public sales in the state more transparent

Published online: 19 February 2014


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