CHINESE ANTIQUITIES, AUTHENTICATION AND LAW: THE ROLE OF THE ASIAN ART HISTORIAN – TAASA Review June 2016
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This article was originally found in the June 2016 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 25, Issue 2, Page 20).
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Charlotte Galloway I n 2011 I was asked to advise the Australian Government Solicitor in a case regarding potentially illegally imported antiquities from China.
This occurred in an environment of heightened international awareness of the unchecked trade in Asian artefacts, which had been lax in addressing issues of provenance and looting.
In Australia, the laws in this area had never been tested...