Tag Archives: Sotheby

Sotheby’s spotted surveying remainder of Riesco collection

A little bird has been in touch with Inside Croydon Towers to tell us that a couple of big buzzards, vultures even, have been seen hovering around what’s left of the Riesco Collection at the Museum of Croydon. Spotted one … Continue reading

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Riesco family opposes “unethical” china collection sale

The influential Museums Association and members of the Riesco family have added their voices to the condemnations of Croydon Council’s proposal to flog off some of the most valuable items from the publicly owned and priceless Riesco Collection of ancient … Continue reading

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Gone to pots: Protest against Riesco sell-off gathers pace

In just two days, 100 people, all angered by the council’s secret plans to flog off the Riesco Collection, have signed a petition to protest this latest piece of cultural vandalism in Croydon. Inside Croydon last week exposed the deceit … Continue reading

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