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BERLIN, Germany – The entire inventory of a museum devoted to life in East Germany will be offered at Historia Auctionata on Saturday, August 26. The Doberitz DDR Museum collection was assembled across more than 20 years by the late Manfred Husges and toy enthusiast Peter Klapp. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
BERLIN (AP) – An independent German commission on June 13 recommended that a painting by Wassily Kandinsky currently owned by the Bavarian state bank be returned to the heirs of a Jewish family that originally owned the piece of art. The commission can be called on in cases of disputes concerning the restitution of Nazi-confiscated cultural […]
BERLIN (AP) – The Berlin museum authority said Jan. 18 that it was ready to return hundreds of human skulls from the former German colony of East Africa after having researched their origin for several years.
BERLIN (AP) – German authorities said December 17 that they have recovered a significant part of the 18th-century treasures stolen from Dresden’s Green Vault museum in a spectacular break-in more than three years ago.