Chinese Buddhist statues, a German Indiana Jones and his big lie exposed in art history whodunnit by a retired Hong Kong civil servant

/Chinese Buddhist statues, a German Indiana Jones and his big lie exposed in art history whodunnit by a retired Hong Kong civil servant

Chinese Buddhist statues, a German Indiana Jones and his big lie exposed in art history whodunnit by a retired Hong Kong civil servant

The Missing “Buddhas” – The Mystery of the Chinese Statues that Stunned the Western Art World by Tony Miller, pub. Earnshaw BooksSometime in the late 1980s, Chinese jade and ceramics enthusiast Tony Miller was visiting the Chinese section of London’s British Museum when he had something of an epiphany.“Maybe it was a trick of the light,” he says, “but I turned round and there he was staring at me. It took a while to register that he wasn’t actually staring at me but through me, and the hairs on…

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