Bronze horse head returned to China

Published : November 14,2019

Earlier this year, Dr Rui Cunha attended the ceremony for the returning of a bronze horse head looted from Beijing nearly 160 years ago. The sculpture was donated to the Chinese government by Mr Stanley Ho, who bought it for $8.9 million in 2007. One of a 12-piece set of bronze animal heads representing the Chinese zodiac, it was stolen from the Old Summer Palace in 1860 when Anglo-French troops invaded China.

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