Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Singapore museum to return stolen Hindu bronze sculpture to India

By Mayor Martin
The Asian Civilisations Museum will return an 11th century bronze sculpture to Indian authorities 
SINGAPORE---The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) announced today (Oct 19) that it will be returning a controversial bronze sculpture to Indian authorities following the criminal court case surrounding its seller, New York dealer Art Of The Past. The sculpture in question, a bronze rendition of the Hindu goddess Uma Parameshvari from the 11th century, was purchased by ACM for $650,000 in 2007. [link]