NYC DA Calls for Return of Persian Relief to Iran

June 3rd, 2018

2018_05_24_13_51_exhibit_1_photograph_of_the_persian_guard_reliefThe District Attorney of New York has filed a motion with the State’s Supreme Court calling for the return of an ancient limestone relief to Iran, the Art Newspaper reports.  The piece was confiscated from dealer Rupert Wace last fall. “Based on the absence of reasonable inquiry by Wace and Fogg, a jury may infer that both or either of [them] knew that the Persian Guard Relief was stolen,” writes assistant district attorney Matthew Bogdanos. 

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