Western museums pressed to return stolen treasures to Asia and Africa, so why are some dragging their feet?

//Western museums pressed to return stolen treasures to Asia and Africa, so why are some dragging their feet?

Western museums pressed to return stolen treasures to Asia and Africa, so why are some dragging their feet?

Qing dynasty treasures, including a carved white jade figure of the star god of longevity, Shulao, are scheduled for auction in Hong Kong on November 30 in a sale titled “Imperial Glories from the Springfield Museums Collection”.The decision by Springfield Museums in the US state of Massachusetts to sell the 12 important China pieces, worth millions of dollars, follows recent government-commissioned reports in the Netherlands and France recommending the restitution of “war booty”, plundered…

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