Monday, 4 July 2016

Amphora withdrawn from Christie's

Source: Dr Christos Tsirogiannis
Christie's has decided to withdraw the amphora that had been identified by Dr Christos Tsirogiannis as the one apparently featuring in photographs seized in a Greek police raid.

Christie's now need to look (yet again) at their due diligence process that does not appear to be rigorous enough to identify these potentially 'toxic' pieces. They need to look at how they authenticate the collecting histories of lots prior to the sale.

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