mandag 29. april 2013

Art: Qing dynasty bronzes back to China

The French owners of a luxury-goods company have been praised after offering to donate two looted Qing dynasty bronzes back to China. Having been stolen from Beijing's Summer Palace in 1860, the bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit were among 12 artefacts looted by French and British troops at the end of the Second Opium War. Read more