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Sotheby's returns rare medieval sculpture to France as British museum curator discovers it was stolen

Sotheby's returns rare medieval sculpture to France as British museum curator discovers it was stolen

The Telegraph - By Dalya Alberge

Sotheby’s has quietly returned an important 1450s sculpture to France after discovering that it should never have sold it in 1998 because it was stolen from a church in 1969. The depiction of Saint Michael slaying the dragon – carved in alabaster by medieval English craftsmen - will be reunited with …

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