WESTERN MUSEUMS PRESSED TO RETURN STOLEN TREASURES TO ASIA AND AFRICA, SO WHY ARE SOME DRAGGING THEIR FEET?

A magnificent and exceptionally rare large Chinese white jade carving of Shulao and deer from the Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736 to 1820), part of the Imperial Glories from the Springfield Museums Collection that will be auctioned this week. Photo: Christie’s Qing dynasty treasures, including a carved white jade figure of the star god of longevity, Shulao, are scheduled for auction in Ho...