The 3,000-year-old bronze water vessel is to be auctioned in Britain next month. Photo: Thepaper.cn

China probes if ancient bronze vessel to be auctioned in UK was looted

Documents found by auction house suggest Royal Marines captain may have taken it from Old Summer Palace in Beijing

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The 3,000-year-old bronze water vessel is to be auctioned in Britain next month. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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Yujing Liu

Yujing Liu

Yujing Liu is a business reporter with a passion for understanding and explaining the fascinating complexities of China’s economy and society. Originally from Beijing, she joined the Post in 2017 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in politics and journalism.