News about Spanish Antique
Hotel ‘guests’ steal 45 bottles from Spanish wine collector
VALBUENA, Spain (AP) – Two thieves stole 45 bottles of wine, including an extremely rare 215-year-old bottle valued at 350,000 euros ($407,000), from a collection at an upscale hotel and restaurant complex in southwestern Spain, the owner said on October 29.
Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters
MADRID (AP) – A Spanish court has shelved a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken galleon for tons of precious coins more than a decade ago.
Appeals court rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted art
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a Camille Pissarro painting a Jewish woman traded to the Nazis to escape the Holocaust in 1939 may remain the property of a Spanish museum that acquired it more than a half-century later.
Turner Auctions presents Southwest/Spanish colonial arts Dec. 8
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present Native American & Spanish Colonial Decorative Arts on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time/1:30 p.m. Eastern. Sourced primarily from two collections, this online auction offers over 235 diverse and intriguing lots from the 18th-20th centuries, mostly from the U.S., Mexico, Latin American […]