|Terracotta heads from the Schinoussa Archive|
Bonhams withdrew three ex-Symes Roman statues when their collecting histories became known. What will Christie's do in this case? Will they contact the Italian cultural attaché at the London embassy?
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has announced that it will be returning a krater that it had acquired from Symes (or should that be a "London collector"?).
Potential buyers of antiquities need to be reassured that their purchases will not cause them problems in the future.