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Search Results For: Cultural Property (Antiquities) Disputes Over Non-United States Property
Case Name Date
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Legal Issues
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Ancient Coin Collectors Guild v. Customs Department 2013 Federal Chinese and Cypriot Coins Imported into the US by ACCG Customs Violation Judgment for Defendant(s)
Ancient Coin Collectors Guild v. State Department 2012 Federal Ancient coins Illegal Export/ Import Judgment for Defendant(s)
Attorney-General of New Zealand v. Ortiz and Others 1983 International Maori architectural wood carving Illegal Export/ Import Judgment for Defendant(s)
Autocephalous Greek-Orthodox Church v. Goldberg & Feldman Fine Arts, Inc. 1991 Federal Byzantine mosaics from Kanakaria Choice of Law Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
Cernuda v. Heavy 1989 Federal Approximately 200 paintings of Cuban origin Customs Violation Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
Cyprus Recovers Byzantine Frescoes with Help of Menil Collection 2012 Byzantine Frescoes Title Non-litigated Settlement
France Claim Against Cleveland Museum of Art 1987 Poussin painting: Holy Family on the Steps Illegal Export/ Import Litigated, subsequently settled
Greek Orthodox Patriarchate v. Christie’s, Inc. 1999 Federal The Archimedes Palimpsest Choice of Law Judgment for Defendant(s)
Guatemala Claim Against Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for Pre-Colombian Objects Pending Pre-Colombian Mayan artifacts Title Pending
Hellenic Republic v. Michael Ward, Inc. 1994 Federal Fifteenth-century B.C. Mycenaean gold jewelry and ornaments Title Settled
In re Search Warrant Executed Feb. 1, 1995 1995 Federal 3 Pre-Colombian objects: Jewelry Illegal Export/ Import Other
Iran v. Barakat Galleries 2008 International 18 jars, bowls, and cups circa 2,000-3,000 b.c. excavated from Jiroft region Title Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
Iran v. Berend 2007 International Ancient Persian relief (ca. 500 BC) Choice of Law Judgment for Defendant(s)
Italy Claim Against Getty Museum 2007 International Sixth century B.C. marble statue said to be Aphrodite Title Non-litigated Settlement
Italy Claim Against Metropolitan Museum of Art for Euphronios Krater and Morgantina Silver 2006 Euphronios Krater Illegal Excavation Non-litigated Settlement
Italy Claim Against Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2006 13 Antiquities, including Statue of Sabina Illegal Export/ Import Non-litigated Settlement
Italy v. Giacomo Medici 2011 International Antiquities robbed from tombs and temples in northern Italy Illegal Export/ Import Conviction
Italy v. Marion True and Robert E. Hecht 2010/2012 International 42 Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities Illegal Export/ Import Dismissed
Italy v. Renzo Canavesi 2003 International Sixth Century B.C. marble statue of Aphrodite Illegal Export/ Import Conviction
Jeanneret v. Vichey 1982 Federal Matisse painting Breach of Contract Confidential Settlement
Mali Claim Against MFA, Boston for Terracotta Objects Unknown Two Ancient Terracotta Figures from Mali Illegal Export/ Import Unknown
Mexico Claim Against de Young Museum for Teotihuacan Murals 1981 Seventy mural fragments from the Aztec site at Teotihuacan Estate/Probate Dispute Work Recovered/Restitution
New York v. Morano Pending State Ivory objects Violation of a Statute Pending
People of New York v. Freedman (Kapoor Case) 2013 State Ancient Indian Scuplture Possession of Stolen Property Guilty Plea
People of New York v. Weiss 2012 State Forged ancient coins Customs Violation Guilty Plea
People of New York v. Wiener Pending State Bronze Buddha statue from India Trafficking in Stolen Property Pending
Peru v. Johnson 1991 Federal Pre-Columbian artifacts Replevin Judgment for Defendant(s)
Peru v. Yale University 2012 Federal Peruvian Artifacts Replevin Settled
Republic of Croatia v. Trustee of the Marquess of Northampton 1996 State Fourteen Roman silver artifacts from the fourth or fifth century A.D Title Dismissed
Republic of Turkey Claim Against Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for Statue of Herakles 2011 Statue of Weary Herakles Illegal Excavation Work Recovered/Restitution
Republic of Turkey v. Metropolitan Museum of Art 1993 Federal Silver objects Replevin Non-litigated Settlement
Republic of Turkey v. OKS Partner 1999 Federal Elmali Hoard Conversion Non-litigated Settlement
Thailand Claim Against Art Institute of Chicago for Khmer Temple Lintel 1988 Lintel from a Twelfth Century Khmer Temple Title Non-litigated Settlement
The “Getty Bronze” Case (Italy) Pending International Ancient Greek bronze statue Title Pending
United States v. A 10th Century Cambodian Sandstone Sculpture 2013 Federal 10th century Khmer sandstone sculpture In Rem Action Litigated, subsequently settled
United States v. A Roman Marble Torso of Artemis 1996 Federal Torso of Artemis Forfeiture Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
United States v. An Antique Platter of Gold 2000 Federal Gold Phiale Illegal Export/ Import Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
United States v. An Original Manuscript Dated November 19, 1778 Bearing the Signature of Junipero Serra 1999 Federal Letter (1778) Forfeiture Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
United States v. Anderson 2016 Federal Ivory objects Customs Violation Guilty Plea
United States v. Berger 1992 Federal Ancient Textiles from Bolivia Illegal Export/ Import Settled
United States v. Bernstein 1982 Federal Peruvian antiquities Illegal Export/ Import Settled
United States v. Chait 2016 Federal Ivory and rhinoceros horn objects Illegal Export/ Import Guilty Plea
United States v. Eighteenth Century Peruvian Oil on Canvas Painting 2009 Federal 18th Century Peruvian Painting Forfeiture Judgment for Plaintiff(s)
United States v. Four Hundred Fifty Ancient Cuneiform Tablets (Hobby Lobby) 2017 Federal Antiquities from present-day Iraq. Illegal Export/ Import Litigated, subsequently settled
United States v. Gordon 2014 Federal African ivory carvings. Illegal Export/ Import Guilty Plea
United States v. Hollinshead 1974 Federal Machaquila Stele Theft Conviction
United States v. Johnson 2008 Federal Predynastic Egyptian ceramic vessel Illegal Export/ Import Guilty Plea
United States v. Khouli 2013 Federal various ancient Egyptian artifacts Trafficking in Stolen Property Guilty Plea
United States v. Krizan 2016 Federal Ivory tusks and ivory objects Illegal Export/ Import Guilty Plea
United States v. Liao 2015 Federal Rhino Horn Libation Cups Illegal Export/ Import Guilty Plea
United States v. Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer 2014 Federal Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer Forfeiture Dismissed
United States v. McClain 1979 Federal PreColumbian antiquities Theft Conviction
United States v. One Tenth-Century Marble Wall Panel Sculpture 2001 Federal Chinese Marble Relief Forfeiture Work Recovered/Restitution
United States v. One Tyrannosaurus Bataar Skeleton 2014 Federal Tyrannosaurus Bataar Skeleton Customs Violation Guilty Plea
United States v. Pre-Columbian Artifacts 1994 Federal Pre-Columbian Artifacts Illegal Export/ Import Confidential Settlement
United States v. Schultz 2003 Federal Egyptian Antiquities Theft Conviction
United States v. Twenty-Nine Peruvian Artifacts 2015 Federal Moche bone carving of arm with clasped fist Forfeiture Seizure of Work
United States v. Zheng 2016 Federal Ivory and rhinoceros horn objects Illegal Export/ Import Guilty Plea
Vance v. Kapoor Pending State Indian sculpture Illegal Export/ Import Pending